Mrs. Fields Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars
8 medium butter cookies
1/4 c melted butter
2 1/2 c Milk choc chips(15 oz)
Peanut butter filling:
1 1/2 c Creamy peanut butter
1/2 c Salted butter; softened
3 c Confectioners’ sugar
2 ts Pure vanilla extract
Crush butter cookies until finely ground. Add butter & mix. Press crumb
mixture into bottom of 8×8 baking pan & bake 10 mins. at 325 F. Cool to
Melt chocolate either by using your microwave or by using the double boiler method. Pour half of the chocolate into pan & smooth evenly over the crust. Place pan of crumb mixture and thin chocolate layer in fridge to cool. Keep remaining chocolate warm.
Blend peanutbutter & butter together until smooth using electric mixer. Slowly beat in confectioners’ sugar & vanilla. Beat until smooth. Spread that mixture over the chilled chocolate & crumb layer.
Pour remaining warm chocolate over top & spread smoothly. Chill in refrigerator for at least one hour. Yields 24-36 bars.