Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

Makes   about 25 small squaresIngredients:For the Crust:
22 Nabisco FAMOUS Chocolate Wafers, finely crushed (about 1⅔ cups   crumbs)
¼ cup sugar
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softenedFor the Filling
6 firmly packed tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 cups Confectioners’ sugar
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1⅓ cups creamy peanut butter
Pinch of saltFor the Milk Chocolate Ganache   Topping 1-11.5 ounce bag quality milk chocolate chips
6 tablespoons heavy creamDirections:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray a 9-inch square baking pan with   non-stick cooking spray.

2. Make crust: Combine chocolate wafers, sugar and butter in bowl of food   processor fitted with blade attachment and pulse until cookies are finely   crushed. Press mixture firmly into prepared baking pan (I spread it with my   hands first, then use the bottom of a measuring cup to even it out). Bake for   8 minutes. Set on rack to cool completely.

3. In the meantime, make peanut butter filling: Combine all ingredients   together in the bowl of a mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and mix at   low speed until just combined (do not whip). Set bowl in refrigerator while   you prepare the rest.

4. Make chocolate ganache topping: Combine milk chocolate chips and heavy   cream in microwave safe bowl and cook in microwave at medium power (50%) for   1-1½ minutes. Stir until bowl no longer feels warm. Continue heating at 15-30   second intervals, stirring until smooth and melted. Do not overheat.

5. Put it all together: Use an offset icing spatula to spread about ¼ cup of   chocolate mixture evenly over cooled crust; place pan in freezer until   chocolate is set, about 5-10 minutes. Spread peanut butter mixture into even   layer over chocolate (if it’s firm, you can use your hands; if it’s soft, use   a butter knife or spatula). Give chocolate ganache a quick stir to smooth any   lumps, then spread evenly over top of peanut butter layer. Cover pan with   plastic wrap and place in freezer for 1 hour to set (or, if you’re not in a   hurry, you can just leave it in the refrigerator for a few hours). When firm,   use a sharp knife to cut into squares (make them small as they are very   rich!). Keep refrigerated and serve cool.

Recipe found from Once upon a, the bars were so good I just had to share!

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