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Chocolate Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies made with buttery crackers, melted chocolate and creamy peanut butter are an easy no bake dessert for summer or yummy treats perfect for the holidays. You'll love this delicious sandwich cookie recipe!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
refrigeration time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 11 minutes
Servings 7
Calories 245kcal
Author Dee
Cost $5

Ingredients

  • 28 Ritz crackers
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • sprinkles or jimmies if desired

Instructions

  • Add about 1 teaspoon of peanut butter to the center of each Ritz cracker, and gently spread into a thin layer
  • Top with another Ritz cracker, and place on a wax paper lined plate or cookie sheet
  • Refrigerate for about 30 minutes or until peanut butter is firm
  • Add the chocolate chips and coconut oil to a small microwaveable bowl. Microwave in 15 second increments or according to package directions, stirring after each time until chocolate is melted
  • Use a fork to dip each cracker sandwich into the melted chocolate, allowing excess chocolate to drip off
  • Place cookies on wax paper lined plate or cookie sheet, and add sprinkles, if using. Refrigerate until firm

Notes

This is for a small batch/snack. You can easily double or triple the recipe.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for best results.
Use white chocolate, almond bark or candy melts instead of chocolate chips, and leave out the coconut oil. You can omit the coconut oil if using chocolate chips, but the chocolate won't be as smooth.

Nutrition

Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg