Sweet and Crunchy Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares Friday, October 6, 2017 CW20


11/2 cups plus 2 TBSP finely crushed Bugles crispy corn snacks
3 TBSP butter melted
1 cup creamy peanut butter
½ cup graham cracker crumbs
¼ cup powdered sugar
10 oz bittersweet chocolate chips
½ cup heavy cream
2/3 cup Bugles crispy corn snacks


Place 1 ½ cups of crushed corn snacks in a medium bowl. Drizzle with melted butter and stir until mixture resembles coarse, wet sand. Press mixture firmly into the of an 8 inch square or metal baking dish. Freeze until set, about 30 minutes. Stir together peanut butter, graham cracker crumbs and powdered sugar in a medium bowl until well combined. Spread mixture evenly on frozen crust. Freeze and additional 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine chocolate and cream in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium low, stirring often until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Pour evenly over peanut butter mixture. Sprinkle remaining 2 TBSP crushed corn snacks on chocolate mixture and top evenly with whole corn snacks. Freeze until chocolate mixture is set, about 15 minutes. Transfer to refrigerator and chill until ready to serve. Cut into 16 (2 inch) squares. Store bars in an airtight container at room temp up to 2 days.