Monthly Archives: September 2014

E’s Sunday special: No Bake PNB Bars

Today, E decided to make a yummy dessert that I found on Pinterest. Interestingly enough, it was another recipe from Crazy for Crust! Here is E making No Bake Peanut Butter Bars.

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She gathered her ingredients: pretzels(crushed), peanut butter, powdered sugar, butter, and chocolate chips.

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Yes, we used butter this time; it was reduced fat butter. It was all we had in the house. I figured that because this was a no bake recipe, the butter had a more important role in the flavor, so I didn’t substitute it with coconut oil.

First, in a large bowl, she added the peanut butter to the crushed pretzels.IMG_1585

Then, she and Q added the melted butter, and powdered sugar.

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No mixer this time. E hand mixed it.

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And mixed and mixed until she finally got this.

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When the pretzel mixture is completely mixed, set it aside and melt the chocolate chips and the remaining peanut butter in a microwave save bowl till melted. Stir it well between 30 second interval in the microwave. (I forgot to get a pic of this step.)

As the chocolate and peanut butter is melting,  pour the pretzel batter into a greased 13 X 9 pan and smooth it out.

IMG_1591 Pour the chocolate and peanut butter mixture on top of the pretzel layer and smooth it out. E liked the wispy look ;).

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We refrigerated it for an hour before cutting. Very wise recommendation. It is very soft after making it, and it’s very soft if left out. We have had 80* again here so I think that is one reason why it was so soft even after we served it tonight….even with the a/c on.

Cut and serve!

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Looks lovely, eh?

Everyone loved it! They ate it with a dollop of homemade ice cream. 🙂 I will say, it’s not my favorite. I’ve never been a fan of pretzels any way but straight up and crunchy.

I have some ideas on a different version of it….we’ll try it another time.

Want the recipe? Visit Dorothy at Crazy for Crust for this recipe!

Cheers,

Kerrie

Next time: I’ll show you what was suppose to be last time. I ended up subbing a couple dats last week, so I didn’t have time to post ;).

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