A simple recipe to make chocolate peanut butter bars is the "No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars" recipe found on VeryBestBaking.com. This recipe only contains five ingredients.
To make these chocolate peanut butter bars, gather 2 cups of peanut butter, 1 1/2 sticks of softened butter, 2 cups of powdered sugar, 3 cups of graham cracker crumbs and 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate morsels.
To prepare the recipe, begin by greasing a 13-by-9-inch baking pan. Then, beat 1 1/4 cups peanut butter and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Slowly beat in 1 cup of powdered sugar. With hands or a wooden spoon, work in the remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar, graham cracker crumbs and 1/2 cup of morsels. Press the mixture evenly into a prepared baking pan, and smooth the top with a spatula. Melt the remaining 3/4 cup of peanut butter and 1 1/2 cups of morsels in a medium, heavy-duty saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until it becomes smooth.
Spread this mixture over the graham cracker crust, and refrigerate for at least one hour or until the chocolate is firm. Cut the mixture into bars. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator. Prep time is 15 minutes and cook time is two minutes for this recipe. There are 140 calories in each serving.