Say it with me….These are rich and fabulous! Yes, friends this dessert will send your sweet tastebuds through the roof, but wow what a treat. These are great for any party and have that awesome sweet and salty combination going on.
One tip to remember: You must use unsalted butter for this recipe, if you don’t they will be too salty 🙂
I am off to Des Moins, IA for the Better Homes and Garden Cook-Off this week. Should be a fun little trip. You know I’ll take lots of pictures to share, hope you enjoy today’s sweet post! Oh and there’s only 5 ingredients, woohoo!!
Here are your club crackers. Line them up in 3 rows of 5 in the bottom of an 8×8 inch pan.
Sprinkle peanut butter chips over crackers.
Time to make the caramel, really simple here.
Melt your butter and brown sugar for 4 minutes stirring constantly until you get a bubbly smooth and creamy caramel.
Like this 🙂
….and drizzle hot caramel over top. Do this step 1 more time…crackers, pb chips and caramel.
Top layer should be crackers on top then spread with melted chocolate chips! Let cool and….
These bad boys will be waiting for you! Enjoy 🙂
Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Caramel Club Bars
- 45 Club Crackers
- 2 sticks butter
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 cup peanut butter chips
- 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips melted, either on double boiler or in microwave
- Place 15 club crackers in the bottom of an 8×8 inch square baking pan that’s been lined with foil and sprayed with cooking spray.
- Sprinkle 1/2 Cup peanut butter chips on crackers.
- Melt butter and brown sugar in a medium saucepan over medium high heat stirring constantly for 4 minutes, until bubbly, smooth and creamy caramel forms.
- Pour 1/2 Cup or so of caramel over peanut butter chips then add another layer of crackers, peanut butter chips and caramel.
- Top with one final layer of crackers then spread with melted chocolate.
Have a great new week, see you soon!
I didn’t like this as much as I thought I would. Next time I make this, I would replace the club crackers with crushed pretzels; replace butter and brown sugar with caramel; double the peanut butter chips.
Australian recipes is in grams, so what is the weight of 2 sticks in grams
Just made them..this is a maiden voyage for a possible Christmas bar/cookie…they look delicious, not to mention the plus is that the recipes is so simple, not time consuming and no baking at all….
What are “club crackers”, and what can be used as an alternative?.We do not have club crackers in South Africa, neither do we find peanut butter chips? What do you suggest as alternatives? Thanks
These are club crackers: http://www.keebler.com/product-keebler-club-original-crackers-1227.aspx?category=crackers. Any type of cracker that is similar should work. Instead of peanut butter chips I would choose a different type of chocolate chip than the other that is currently in the recipe. Good luck. 🙂
Can’t wait to try this!
Can I use soda (soup) crackers? Also what does 1 stick of butter amount to? 1/2 cup?
These were easy to make and so delicious! On my second batch I added chopped peanuts!
These look incredible but I have to admit I was lured over by the fork… Would you be willing to share where you got it? I have been looking for that EXACT pattern for quite some time! Thanks!
Straight to your level and properly written, thanks very much for the information
I made these yesterday and they were really good. My husband ate about half the pan :).
Yum, Yum, Yum! You, my friend, are a temptress! And that’s a high compliment!
What a decedent dessert and so easy. I cant believe it’s only 5 ingredients. I LOVE it! Have a fun and safe trip!
Oh my word Jenny.
Oh my word.
Anything chocolate peanut butter is a winner in my book. So I know for sure these bars will not disappoint.
Your recipie cals for 45 crackers and 15 to the layer. this means 3 layers, you only discribe 2 of them. Your picture clearly shows 3.
what is in the third layer?
Refer to the 3rd step in the recipe: ….Pour 1/2 Cup or so of caramel over peanut butter chips then add another layer of crackers, peanut butter chips and caramel. Top with one final layer of crackers then spread with melted chocolate.
You top the caramel layer with one final layer of crackers 🙂 Enjoy!
I can’t wait to try these!!!
I made these the other day for our Charity Bake Sale for work (first time)Made two trays. These are great BUT don’t put them in the refrig to cool faster. When you try to cut them they break apart. Chunks were still very good and my co-workers didn’t compalin becasue they got the reject pieces. Decided to leave the other pan whole and the lucky recepient could cut it. Needless to say that sold immediately. Next time I’ll do single layer..would get two pans from one batch and would be easier to cut.
These look like something that would be a huge hit at a Christmas party…bookmarking it to make for sure!
Voted for you!! Def gonna cook up some baked potato soup in those new pots!!
Omg, Stop it! You are too cute, creative and clever. I love that you specified not to use unsalted butter.. this is always my big conumdrum when I’m baking!
Really love your blog. This is such a great recipe… but one that I will also need to share quickly or I’ll eat it all myself. Looking super forward to being a regular reader!
Heather-WE LOVE LIBERTY MARKET!!!!! This is close to Salt River Bars. The recipe you are looking for is Kit Kat bars. Google it and it is pretty much exactly the same thing. I did the same thing after trying them…I knew I could find a recipe somewhere. haha
These sound so go too.
Oh my! I really shouldn’t be looking at all the goodies on your blog at midnight! Now I am craving sweets!
I’ve made two of your recipes this week. The pumpkin blondies and the apple gallette. They were both delicious!! Thanks!
Jenny these look fabulous!! The perfect little treat using only a few ingredients. love it! Great pictures too!
Have a great time in Iowa!! Hopefully it’s not too cold there yet.:)
So enjoying your blog. I have made these yummy bars before – think the recipe was called “Kit Kat” bars.
Look forward to learning more from your blog….
As always, your pictures are amazing. These look sooooo yummy. And thanks for the making caramel explanation.
Sweet and salty, layered goodness. These look absolutely delicious!
These look fabulous! Almost like little chocolate Napoleons. Yum!
Oooooh – those look amazing!!! Love the sweet and salty combo!!