Chocolate Peanut Squares

If you love peanuts then I am sure you will love this very simple no bake squares.

56 grams (2oz) Butter
28 grams (1oz) Caster Sugar
1-2 tablespoons Golden Syrup
85 grams (3oz) Crunchy Peanut Butter
170 grams (6oz) Digestive Biscuits
100 grams (3.5 oz) chocolate suitable for cooking
18 cm (7”) Square cake tin – greased

Crush the biscuits with a rolling pin and set aside.
Melt the butter in a saucepan over a low heat or in the microwave.
Add the caster sugar and golden syrup.
Stir over a low heat until the sugar is dissolved then bring to the boil.
Remove from the heat and stir in the peanut butter.
Add the biscuits mixing well.
Spoon into prepared cake tin and press down.
Leave until cold and set (in the fridge in hot weather).
Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of hot water or in the microwave and spread over the cold biscuit mixture.
Leave to set before cutting into squares.

Makes approx 16

These squares are very rich but moorish, so you may want to hide them if you do not want them eaten all in one go.

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