Peanut Butter Squares

Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares
These decadent peanut butter squares are a no bake peanut butter lover’s dream. They’re rich and salty-sweet with a satisfyingly crisp graham cracker shell and delicious chocolate layers throughout.
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares
They’re quick and easy to put together, and they look really impressive when they’re served. Each square is fairly large, so you could easily cut them in half to make 24 servings; depending upon your tolerance for peanut butter, chocolate, and sugar.
Homemade Peanut Butter Squares
Also, you can make the peanut butter layer half as thick if these are too much for you.

Easy Step-By-Step Instructions for Peanut Butter Squares

parchment in pan
Line bottom of 9 x 13 inch pan with parchment, and …
graham crackers
… lay out 6 graham crackers on top. Set aside.
Melted chocolate
In microwave-safe bowl, combine 21 ounces milk chocolate (you can use chocolate chips if desired) and 1/4 cup butter. Microwave on high for 30 second intervals, until melted. Stir between each interval. (It should take about 90 seconds) Watch carefully so as not to burn the chocolate!
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares chocolate layer
Spread 1/3 of the melted chocolate on top of the graham crackers in the pan. Set in refrigerator while you prepare the filling.
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares peanut butter filling
In mixer bowl, combine 2 cups peanut butter, 3 cups confectioner’s sugar, 1/2 cup softened butter, and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Beat until thoroughly mixed. These amounts may be cut in half if you prefer a thinner peanut butter layer.
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares Peanut butter filling
It should be the texture of molding clay (not too dry and not too sticky).
Homade Peanut Butter Squares
Place between two sheets of parchment, and roll into a rectangle about 8×12 inches by 1/2 inch thick.
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares peanut butter layer
Use the parchment to gently transfer it to top the chocolate covered grahams.
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares
Spread another 1/3 of melted chocolate over peanut butter layer, …
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares graham cracker layer
… top with remaining 6 graham crackers, and …
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares Chocolate on top
… cover with remaining chocolate.
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares
Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons finely chopped peanuts, and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares
When ready to serve, remove from fridge and let stand 30-60 minutes for chocolate to soften slightly. This will allow you to cut it without it cracking.
Disneyland Peanut Butter Squares
Cut into squares, and …
Disneyland a bite of Peanut Butter Squares
Enjoy!
Taking a bite of Peanut Butter Squares
YUMMY! If you prefer less peanut butter, cut that layer in half – using 1 cup peanut butter, 1 1/2 cups confectioner’s sugar, 1/4 cup butter, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Free Printable Recipe for Peanut Butter Squares

Peanut Butter Squares

Prep Time20 mins
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 12 whole graham crackers
  • 21 ounces milk chocolate you can use chocolate chips if desired
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 3 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped peanuts for topping

Instructions

  • Line bottom of 9 x 13 inch pan with parchment, and lay out 6 graham crackers on top.
  • In microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate and 1/4 cup butter. Microwave on high for 30 second intervals, until melted. Stir between each interval. It should take about 90 seconds. Spread 1/3 of the melted chocolate on top of the graham crackers in the pan. Set in refrigerator while you prepare the filling.
  • In mixer bowl, combine peanut butter, confectioner’s sugar, 1/2 cup butter, and vanilla. Beat until thoroughly mixed. It should be the texture of molding clay (not too dry and not too sticky). Place between two sheets of parchment, and roll into a rectangle about 8 x12 inches and about 1/2 inch thick. Use the parchment to gently transfer it to top the chocolate covered grahams.
  • Spread another 1/3 of melted chocolate over peanut butter layer. Top with 6 more graham crackers, and cover with remaining chocolate. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts, and refrigerate several hours or overnight. Cut into squares and serve.