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Ingredients

Whole club crackers (enough for two layers)
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 cup milk
1/2 cup margarine
2/3 cup smooth peanut butter
1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

Butter a 9x13-inch pan and place a layer of whole club crackers to line pan. Boil graham cracker crumbs, brown and white sugars, milk and margarine for 5 minutes. Pour over crackers in the pan.

Place another layer of whole club crackers on top. Melt peanut butter and chocolate chips until smooth. Spread on top of crackers. Refrigerate until firm and cut.

Mary Ann Lohr
Coal Valley




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