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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

I've been on a bar making kick lately. I found a recipe that I have sited before for Blondies that can be turned into just about anything you want. Today I had left over peanut butter, and peanuts from the No-Bake bars that I made earlier this week and decided to make some Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars. Yum!

Hopefully everyone at work will love this new creation.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

1 stick unsalted butter, melted
1 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped peanuts*
1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

*I used Cocktail peanuts, salted but really any kind you have on hand will work for this recipe.

In a medium sized bowl melt the butter and whisk in the sugar, once combined add the peanut butter, vanilla and the egg. Stir until homogeneous. Slowly stir in the flour. Once all combined add in a little less than 1/2 a cup of each of the chips and the nuts.

Pour into a greased pan, sprinkle the remaining chips and nuts over the top of the bars. Place in a 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool for at least an hour before cutting. And serve or freeze.

Chocolate and peanut butter a classic, yummy combination that will always be loved by all.


Hendria said...

YUM OOOOOOOO!!! Great Idea. :)

Hendria said...

I have nominated your blog for the love blog award.

Hallie Fae said...

Wow Hendria thanks so much! :) And thank you for being such a loyal follower.

Katrina said...

Darn, you're making so yummy sounding bars!

Mylene said...

This recipe did not work for me at all :( Even the batter looked strange ... was there an ingredient missing from your list? There's no mention of baking soda, baking powder, etc. Trying to figure out why it didn't work - I hate wasting ingredients and I was so looking forward to a yummy treat. Boo.