Chocolate peanut crisp squares

Yield: 60 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Stick unsalted butter, (plus 7 tbs) softened
⅓ cup Granulated sugar
⅓ cup Unsweetened cocoa powder
1¾ cup Flour
1 \N Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
½ cup Light brown sugar; packed
⅓ cup Corn syrup
⅓ cup Heavy cream
2 cups Unsalted peanuts, dry-roaste
6 ounces Semisweet chocolate chips

Recipe by: 365 Great Chocolate Desserts - ISBN 0-06-016537-5 Preparation Time: 0:54 1. Preheat oven to 350 F. To make crust, in a food processor, combine 1 stick plus 3 Tbs butter, granulated sugar, and cocoa. Process until blended. Add flour and process until incorporated. Add egg and vanilla and process until dough clings together. 2. Press dough evenly in bottom and up sides of a foil-lined 10 x 15-inch jelly-roll pan. Prick dough all over with fork. Bake 12 to 14 mins, until dry and set. 3. Meanwhile, make topping. In a medium saucepan, combine remaining 4 Tbs butter brown sugar, corn syrup, and cream; mix well. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in peanuts. Spread evenly over partially baked crust. 4. Bake 13 to 15 mins, or until bubbly.

Sprinkle chocolate chips on top, but do not spread. Let cool in pan before cutting into 60 ( 1½ inch) squares with a sharp knife.

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