Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

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  • 1 cup butter – divided
  • 1 cup chocolate chips – semi sweet, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup peanuts – unsalted, dry roasted and chopped
  • 16 ounces cream cheese – softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Container: 13x9x2 pan, small mixing bowl, sauce pan


35 mins


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  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 3/4 cups of butter and 1/3 cup of the chocolate chips. Stir until smooth.
  • Stir in graham cracker crumbs and peanuts.
  • Press this into a buttered 13x9x2 inch pan.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  • Spread this over the bottom layer.
  • Melt the remaining 2/3 cup of chocolate chips until smooth.
  • Carefully spread this over the cream cheese layer.
  • Cover and refrigerate until set.
  • Cut into 24 squares and serve.
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