Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Bars

You might recognize this dessert from ranch. Another one of Lauren’s recipes. Enjoy!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Bars

Makes one 9”x13” pan.

Melt over the stove or in the microwave:

2.5 oz Milk chocolate
¼ cup + 2 Tbs Peanut butter

Stir in:

1 ½ cups Graham cracker crumbs

Press this mixture into a 9”x13” pan lined with parchment or waxed paper. Place in the freezer while making the filling.

Melt over the stove or in the microwave:

10 oz Milk chocolate
½ cup Peanut butter

Pour into the bowl of an electric mixer.

In a sauce pan, heat, just to the point of scalding:

¾ cup Milk
¼ tsp Salt

Pour half of the milk over the chocolate mixture. Beat until the milk is full incorporated. Add the remaining milk and whip on high for about 5 minutes, until the mixture cools to room temperature.

In a separate bowl, whip to soft peaks:

1 cup Heavy cream

Fold into the chocolate mixture. Spread over the cookie base and return to the freezer. Freeze until firm. Let stand about 5-10 minutes at room temperature to soften before serving.

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