This recipe is adapted from one on Delightful Country Cookin’.   It’s easy to mix and heat in just one pan and requires no baking – just 30 minutes of chilling time.  The squares are delicious – crispy with a sweet, creamy peanut butter topping.

NO-BAKE CLUB COOKIE SQUARES

  • 24 Club crackers
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs (3 graham strips)
  • 2 Tblsp. undiluted evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup milk chocolate chips (Ghirardelli)
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter chips

Butter an 8×8 inch pan

Line the bottom of a buttered 8x 8 inch baking pan with a single layer of 12 crackers; set aside.

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat; add sugars, graham cracker crumbs and milk.  Heat over medium-high heat until sugars dissolve, stirring often – about 1 minute.  Spread over mixture crackers in pan.  Arrange another single layer of 12 crackers on top; set aside.

In the same medium saucepan combine peanut butter, chocolate chips and peanut butter chips and heat over low heat until melted, stirring until smooth and creamy.  Spread over crackers and chill about 30 minutes until firm.

Cut into 16 squares to serve. 


Can be stored without refrigeration at temperatures under 75 degrees.