Erica is a part of our WOBM Hometown Crew and her dream is to have a bakery of her own one day.  She joins us every week on The Ocean County Breakfast Show and shares her recipes with you!

Erica, Townsquare Media

 

Peanut Butter Bar

Bottom Layer
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 softened butter
1/4 cup coconut
1 egg
*can add nuts or any add on you'd like

-In a bowl, combine graham cracker and coconut
-In a sauce pan, combine sugar, butter, egg, and cocoa powder. Before putting on low heat, mix ingredients together
-Put over low heat, and stir continuously for 5 minutes
-Pour over the graham cracker mix and stir
-Using a baking dish covered in wax paper, press mixture into dish refrigerate for at least 10-15 minutes

Middle Layer
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 cups confectionary sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbs softened butter
1/4 cup milk

-In a standard mixer, combine all of the ingredients
-Once first layer has been in fridge for 10-15 minutes, pour peanut butter mixture on top
-Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes

Top Layer
2 cups chocolate chips
4 tbs butter

-Melt chips and butter
-Pour onto the middle layer, dash with sea salt, and let harden

Cut the bars up and enjoy!

Erica's Sweets