Monday, April 15, 2013

CARAMEL PEANUT BUTTER KRISPY BARS TOPPED WITH A THICK, CHOCOLATE GLAZE




WELCOME TO ANOTHER MONTH OF 2 SWEETIE PIES!!  I LOVE THIS DAY!  MY BLOGGING BUDDY LIZZIE (FROM THAT SKINNY CHICK CAN BAKE) AND I EACH BAKE FROM THE OTHER'S BLOG AND SURPRISE EACH OTHER...AND YOU-WITH WHAT WE MADE!!! THIS MONTH I MADE HER CARAMEL PEANUT BUTTER RICE KRISPY BARS TOPPED WITH A THICK, CHOCOLATE GLAZE.  I AM SURE YOU CAN IMAGINE HOW DELICIOUS THESE ARE AND YOU'D BE RIGHT!!!  EVERYTHING I TRY FROM LIZZIE IS WONDERFUL AND THIS RECIPE IS NO DIFFERENT....IT'S PERFECT!  THANKS FOR ANOTHER KEEPER, LIZZIE!



Ingredients
  • For the Krispy layer:
  • 1 3/4 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter 
 
  • For the milk chocolate peanut butter layer:
  • 5 ounces milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter 

  • For the dark chocolate top layer:
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 4 tablespoons butter
Instructions
  1. Line 8 x 8 inch pan with non-stick foil.  
  2. Pour the water into a small pot and carefully add the sugar and corn syrup into the center of the pan.  Stir with a spoon until it reaches  235º on a candy thermometer.
  3. Remove from heat, stir in the melted butter and pour the mixture over the cereal in a bowl.  Stir to coat and press into the pan using a silicone spatula. Stick in the freezer to cool. 
  4. For the chocolate peanut butter layer: In a microwave safe bowl, melt the peanut butter and chocolate. Stir to combine and pour over the crust.  Stick back in the freezer until firm. 
  5. Make the dark chocolate glaze: In a microwave safe bowl, heat the chocolate, corn syrup and butter till melted. Stir and spread over the peanut butter layer.  Chill again!
  6. Cut into squares. Keep squares chilled. 
Adapted from That Skinny Chick Can Bake who adapted from Baked Explorations

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1 comment:

Liz Berg said...

Oh, my mouth is watering!!! LOVE these!!! And I'm not a bit surprised you picked this recipe :) Beautifully done, my friend~

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