Thursday, June 16, 2011

Gravatt Bars... YUM!

This week has been rather quiet at Casa Bevy. S was on a mission trip and came home Tuesday afternoon. (Pics to come later!) J is at camp all week. It's the Episcopal Diocesan camp, and guess what? It's only 30 minutes from our house! How's that for convenience?

Of course in this day and age, I have been hooked to the internet all week looking for posted photos on the camps website. What is wrong with us? Why can't we let our kids go for ONE WEEK without the need?

Anyway, you can see he is doing great...

Of course I do miss him. I asked S if he did, and you can guess what he said. Ah, brotherly love. So when J comes home on Sunday, I plan to have a taste of camp waiting for him: Gravatt Bars! Camp Gravatt has been making these ever since I was a camper in the late 70s and a Junior Counselor in the 80s. They are incredibly easy to make and melt in your mouth. I swear!

Here is the recipe. You won't be disappointed!

Gravatt Bars

2 sticks butter (softened)
1 1/2 cups peanut butter
4 cups confectioners sugar
1 1/2 cups chocolate chips

Mix first three ingredients.
Fold into a 9 x 13 glass pan.  (If you want them thicker, then go for a 9 x 9!)
Melt chocolate chips and pour over mixture.
Refrigerate for about three hours or until it "sets".
Take out and let it "thaw" for about thirty minutes so that it is easy to cut into squares.

Enjoy! I know J will... Oh who am I kidding?  I definitely will!


  1. I think I just found a recipe for book club!! Thanks, Bevy!!

  2. They sound yum! Will have to try these. We were at Edisto last week I looked to see if by chance you were there. We had a great time!


  3. What size glass pan do you use? These sound wonderful!

  4. Dang, those look good! May have to try the recipe. And, have fun celebrating your birthday, tomorrow. Hope Mike has something fun planned!

  5. Why, oh why, did you post this, Bevy? I am so weak when it comes to these!

  6. I HAVE to make those TODAY! Yummy!

  7. Can't wait to try these bars! Butter just make the world taste better!

  8. xoxo I'm here whenever you want to chat....

  9. I am pretty that i will love that Gravatt Bars.
    Thanks for sharing the recipe. Looks so yummy on the photo.

    Cassy from Guitar Made Easy


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