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Chocolate Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies

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These Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies are a delightful fusion of creamy peanut butter and rich chocolate, sandwiched between the crisp, buttery layers of Ritz crackers. The combination of sweet and salty flavors makes them irresistibly addictive.

Perfect for any occasion, these cookies are a breeze to make and are sure to impress. Whether you’re looking for a quick treat to satisfy your sweet tooth or a festive addition to your holiday dessert table, these no-bake cookies are the answer. The optional sprinkle of sea salt flakes adds an extra layer of flavor that takes these simple cookies to a whole new level of deliciousness.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies Recipe

Ingredients

  • 48 Ritz crackers
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 oz. chocolate almond bark
  • 8 oz. semisweet chocolate chips
  • Sea salt flakes (optional)

Directions

  1. Melt the chocolate almond bark and chocolate chips in a heat-proof bowl in the microwave on a low setting, stirring regularly, or use a double boiler.
  2. Line a 15″ x 10″ rimmed pan with wax paper. Place 24 Ritz crackers on the wax paper, leaving space between each.
  3. Place a generous tablespoon of peanut butter onto the center of each cracker. Top with another cracker and gently press down to spread the peanut butter.
  4. Drop each sandwich cookie into the melted chocolate, using two forks to turn and coat it completely.
  5. Lift the cookie out with one fork, tapping lightly to remove excess chocolate. Use a toothpick to aid in transferring the cookie onto the wax paper.
  6. If desired, sprinkle with sea salt flakes before the chocolate sets.
  7. Repeat until all cookies are dipped. If the chocolate thickens, reheat gently.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies FAQS

Are Ritz crackers good with peanut butter?

Yes, Ritz crackers pair wonderfully with peanut butter. The combination of the buttery and slightly salty flavor of Ritz crackers with the creamy and nutty taste of peanut butter creates a delightful and satisfying snack. This pairing is popular for its ease of preparation and the pleasant contrast in textures and flavors.

What are Ritz crackers made of?

Ritz crackers are made primarily from unbleached enriched flour, vegetable oil, sugar, salt, and leavening agents. The enriched flour usually contains wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), and folic acid. The specific type of vegetable oil can vary but may include soybean oil, palm oil, or a blend of oils.

How many calories are in Ritz peanut butter crackers?

The calorie content in Ritz peanut butter crackers can vary depending on the specific product and serving size. However, a standard serving of Ritz peanut butter sandwich crackers (which typically includes six cracker sandwiches) usually contains around 200 to 250 calories. It’s always best to check the nutritional information on the product packaging for the most accurate calorie count.

What kind of oil is in Ritz crackers?

Ritz crackers commonly contain vegetable oil, which may include soybean oil, palm oil, or a combination of these oils. The specific type of oil used can vary depending on the product and the manufacturer’s formulation. The oil contributes to the crackers’ distinctive texture and flavor.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies

Craving something sweet and salty? Try these Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies! No baking required and oh-so-delicious! ????????

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x

Ingredients

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  • 48 Ritz crackers
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 oz. chocolate almond bark
  • 8 oz. semisweet chocolate chips
  • Sea salt flakes (optional)

Instructions

  1. Melt the chocolate almond bark and chocolate chips in a heat-proof bowl in the microwave on a low setting, stirring regularly, or use a double boiler.
  2. Line a 15″ x 10″ rimmed pan with wax paper. Place 24 Ritz crackers on the wax paper, leaving space between each.
  3. Place a generous tablespoon of peanut butter onto the center of each cracker. Top with another cracker and gently press down to spread the peanut butter.
  4. Drop each sandwich cookie into the melted chocolate, using two forks to turn and coat it completely.
  5. Lift the cookie out with one fork, tapping lightly to remove excess chocolate. Use a toothpick to aid in transferring the cookie onto the wax paper.
  6. If desired, sprinkle with sea salt flakes before the chocolate sets.
  7. Repeat until all cookies are dipped. If the chocolate thickens, reheat gently.
  • Author: Valerie
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes

Keywords: Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

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