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Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp Bars

The following recipe and photography were provided by Food Scientist Kathleen Ann of Bread Over Heels.

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp Bars are everything I look for in a dessert all in one delectable bite. Rich chocolate flavor, creamy peanut butter and crispy chocolate-coated rice combine for a high-flavor intensity and multi-textural brownie experience.

The brownies are baked and cooled first, smeared with a layer of natural peanut butter and topped with chocolate peanut butter-coated rice. Featuring my favorite new ingredient, Heinen’s fresh ground honey roasted peanut butter, it is also a fun way to utilize Heinen’s rice crispies cereal beyond the breakfast bowl.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp Bars

This recipe can be easily doubled by utilizing a brownie mix for a 9”x13” pan and doubling the remaining ingredients. Enjoy!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp Bars
Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp Bars
Cook time:
35min
Prep time:
150min
Total time:
185min

Servings:
16 brownies

Ingredients

  • 1 box brownie mix, for an 8”x8” or 9”x9” pan
  • Butter or oil, per brownie mix instructions
  • 2 Heinen's cage free eggs, per brownie mix instructions
  • 11/4 cups Heinen’s fresh ground honey roasted peanut butter, divided
  • 1 cup Heinen’s chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups Heinen’s rice crispies cereal

Instructions

  1. Prepare the brownies according to the directions on brownie mix box. Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Spread 1 cup of Heinen’s fresh ground honey roasted peanut butter on top of the cooled brownies.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the remaining Heinen’s honey roasted peanut butter and chocolate chips. Microwave in 30 second intervals until the chocolate chips are 90% melted. Stir to finish melting the chips. Add Heinen’s rice crispies cereal and stir to combine. Spread on top of the peanut butter layer.
  4. Let cool for 1 hour in the refrigerator before serving.Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp Bars

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Kathleen Harsh
By Kathleen Ann
Kathleen, otherwise known as Bread Over Heels, is a Chicago-based food scientist and blogger who specializes in tasty treats.

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