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Peanut Butter Cup Krispie Bars - Recipe

A mixture of two favorite treats . . . Rice Krispie bars and peanut butter cups. Crispy treats with a little peanut butter and chocolate surprise.
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Peanut Butter Cup Krispie Bars Recipe
  • Butter a 9 x 13 pan; set aside. Unwrap all of the peanut butter cups; set a side.
  • In a saucepan, melt 4 tbsp. of butter over low heat. Add the marshmallows to the butter and continue to cook over low heat until they are completely melted; stir continuously.
  • Stir the peanut butter into melted marshmallow mixture.
  • Add the cereal, stir until evenly coated, and press half of the cereal mixture evenly into the bottom of the butter 9 x 13 pan.
  • Place 24 peanut butter cups over the top of this layer of cereal. Add the remaining cereal mixture over the top of the peanut butter cups and press down; spread out evenly.
  • Allow the bars to cool.
  • Combine the chocolate chips and 3 tbsp. of butter in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute and stir. If not completely melted, continue to microwave at 15 second intervals until the mixture is creamy and smooth.
  • Spread chocolate mixture evenly over the top of the cooled bars.
  • Once the chocolate sets up, cut into 24 bars.
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Container: 9 x 13 pan
Servings: 24
-24 Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
-4 tablespoons butter
-7 cups miniature marshmallows
-1/2 cup peanut butter
-7 cups Rice Krispies
-1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
-3 tablespoons butter