NO BAKE CHEWY PEANUT BUTTER BARS
2 hours 20 minutes
Easy and quick to make, these no-bake peanut butter bars have a crunchy cookie base that’s topped with soft and chewy peanut butter and crisp milk chocolate.
‣ 1/2 cup salted butter, divided ‣ 28 Oreos, (about 1/2 a 12oz pkg) ‣ 14 ounce sweetened condensed milk, (1 can) ‣ 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter ‣ 1/4 cup golden syrup ‣ 6 ounce milk chocolate, roughly chopped ‣ 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil ‣ sea salt flakes, for garnish (optional)
Melt six tablespoons of butter, then toss the butter and the Oreo cookies into a food processor. Blend until cookies are a fine crumble.
MAKE THE CRUST
Add the cookie mixture to a lined 9×9 baking dish. Press the mixture into a firm layer along the bottom of the dish, then transfer the dish to the refrigerator while you make the next step.
PRESS INTO A BAKING DISH
Add the sweetened condensed milk, peanut butter, golden syrup, and a little bit of butter to a saucepan, then cook and stir for about 12 minutes or until a creamy mixture forms.
MAKE THE PEANUT BUTTER LAYER
Pour the peanut butter mixture on top of the cookie layer, making sure it’s smooth and even. Refrigerate the dish again for 15 minutes.
ADD TO BAKING DISH
TOP WITH MELTED CHOCOLATE
Melt the chocolate, add vegetable oil, then pour the chocolate layer on top of the peanut butter layer, smoothing out the top. Top with flaky sea salt.