Vegan & Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares

One of my favourite food combinations in the world is peanut butter and chocolate.  The taste is simply delectably divine!

I made these decadently rich peanut butter chocolate squares and gave them to a few people to try. They loved it so much that they want the recipe, so I decided to put it here. ūüôā

For all you peanut butter and chocolate lovers out there, this easy delicious no-bake recipe is made for you.  Enjoy!!

peanutbutterchocolatesquare

Makes: 9

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes

Total Time: about 20 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 cup vegan margarine

1 cup organic icing sugar

1 cup organic peanut butter

1/2 cup crushed gluten-free crackers

1 cup vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips

Optional:¬†If you don’t like that “crunchy” texture for your squares, you can leave out the crackers.

 

Instructions:

  1. Melt butter into medium saucepan on medium-high heat.
  2. Add icing sugar, 1/2 cup of peanut butter and cracker crumbs, and mix well.
  3. Spread mixture in a 8 x 6 inch rectangular glass baking pan, or a dish of a similar size.
  4. Melt chocolate chips with 1/2 cup of peanut butter into another saucepan on medium-high heat.
  5. Pour chocolate chips and peanut butter mixture over the filling and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  6. Let pan sit out for 5 minutes before cutting into squares.

 

Special Notes:

-For vegan margarine,¬†I used¬†Earth Balance’s¬†Original:¬†http://www.earthbalancenatural.com/product/original-buttery-spread

-For organic icing sugar, I used Wholesome Sweeteners’ Organic Powdered/Icing Sugar:¬†http://wholesomesweeteners.com/Products/productdetail/tabid/170/PId/10/Organic-Powdered-Sugar.aspx

-For gluten-free crackers,¬†I used¬†Mary’s Organic Crackers:¬†http://www.marysorganiccrackers.com/your-products/crackers/original-seed-crackers

-For vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips, I used Enjoy Life’s mini chips:¬†http://www.enjoylifefoods.com/chocolate-for-baking/mini-chips

Advertisements