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Peanut Butter Bars Recipe aka Kougar Kandy

Peanut Butter Bars Recipe
Peanut Butter Bars Recipe
When I was in high school, there was one dessert on the menu that never failed to elicit a very positive response: Kougar Kandy (or as the rest of the world would call it) Peanut Butter Bars!

My mother happened to find and make a peanut butter bars recipe that tasted like an exact match! I make it for holidays and “just because.”

This recipe for Peanut Butter Bars keeps well, tastes great, mixes up so fast, and makes plenty. Go Kougars!

Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

Peanut Butter Bars Recipe aka Kougar Kandy

Rating: 51

Yield: 1 Pan Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut  Butter Bars Recipe aka Kougar  Kandy

A family favorite!


  • 1 Cup Butter
  • 1 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 3 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 10 Graham Crackers, Crushed
  • For Glaze
  • 1 Tablespoon Peanut Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Large Package Milk Chocolate Chips


  1. Melt Butter and remove from heat.
  2. Stir in Peanut Butter until melted and blended.
  3. Add Powdered Sugar and Graham Cracker crumbs, mixing well.
  4. Press into 9 x 13 pan.
  5. Melt Peanut Butter, Butter,and Milk Chocolate Chips.
  6. Spread over top of Bars.
  7. Keep refrigerated.

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Jessica Nunemaker is the little Indiana owner and Host of a little Indiana segment state-wide on PBS. Sometimes, she even sleeps. You'll usually find Jessica gallivanting around Indiana towns (population 15,000 and less) with her husband, Jeremy, and two boys (ages 9 and 5) in tow in search of where to stay, play and eat in small towns across the state! Small towns: destinations, not drive-thrus!

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