No Bake Crispy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

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Chocolate and peanut butter goodness can never go out of style. Try this No-Bake Crispy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars recipe that tastes beyond words. These bars have some important elements to them like sweet with a nutty flavor and to add that wonderful crunch Graham cracker crust has been used. Add chocolate to them, and it will heighten the flavor ten times more. Honestly, what’s not to love about chocolate? Because of how little the prep time is for making these bars, this is easy and delicious dessert recipe can be made when you have an event planned at the last minute. These bars stay well for several days if stored in an airtight jar at room temperature. They taste just as delicious straight from the fridge as well. So it’s up to you how you want to eat them. Also, there is a good amount of nutrition in these bars because of peanut butter that is rich in protein and the dark chocolate chips. Peanut butter dessert recipes are so convenient to make because it’s inexpensive and available in every household. The best part is you can make these peanut butter homemade treats any time of the year because there is no seasonal factor to them.

For a more edgy twist in this recipe, you could add chopped walnuts, pecans or even roasted cashews or try adding seeds like pumpkin, sunflower, hemp, chia seeds to these bars. Maybe even add raisins or cranberries for a hint of natural sweetness and cut down on the honey to even out the sweetness. Always let the bars cool completely before you cut the dessert into little squares to achieve a perfect shape.

Peanut butter is cholesterol-free and very high in vitamin B6, which helps in maintaining blood sugar. You don't need a better excuse other than the nutrition in peanut butter, to bake more peanut butter dessert recipes. It's a great way of packing in all that peanut butter goodness into your family's well being. Anytime you buy peanut butter, always make sure to find the brand that has no extra additives like corn syrup, salt, canola or palm oil. Alternately, if you have the time, you can make peanut butter in your kitchen by blending roasted peanuts until the natural oil oozes and turns it into a smooth paste. You can store this peanut butter in your fridge and use it for a week. When choosing the dark chocolate for this recipe, always go for a higher content of cocoa because of the higher the cocoa, the less processing it goes. The ideal percentage of dark chocolate is at least 70 percent or more. Dark chocolate is a potent source of antioxidants and improves cardiovascular health. It also contains a good amount of fiber and iron as well. When you break the dark chocolate, it has to make a 'snap' sound which ensures that the chocolate is still fresh. Try replacing more dark chocolate in your diet in the place of regular chocolate to achieve the maximum health benefits.

Thank you to Ben Rayl and Anna Lisa at the Comfortable Food food blog for sharing this No Bake Crispy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars recipe with us. Do check out their blog for more easy dessert recipes or savory recipes with great ideas. This crunchy peanut butter bars recipe is simple as it sounds but tastes like a million bucks. Also, because it is a healthier dessert to indulge in moderation makes it the best choice from those desserts that are loaded with sugar. Make some for your friends and family today!

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