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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

Hi Everyone,

Today I have for you a delicious, easy recipe that only takes about 18 minutes to bake, which is perfect for the summer heat.  It is my Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars.  Every Sunday I bake cookies, bread or some form of baked goods, so today I changed up my traditional recipe and made cookie bars.  Yum!

These bars are moist, and have the perfect peanut butter taste. Since they are so sweet and peanut buttery, I cut the bars into 36 slices. Which is simply the perfect bite of sweetness. The only problem is just eating one.


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars
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A moist, easy cookie bar made with peanut butter and chocolate chips. Only 124 calories each.
Recipe type: Cookie Bars
Cuisine: American
Serves: 36 bars
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Have an ungreased 13 x 9 baking pan ready
  3. In a small bowl add flour, baking and soda; mix until combined.
  4. In a large bowl, add brown sugar, granulated sugar, peanutbutter, and butter; beat until well combined and creamy. Beat in the egg, vanilla extract and maple syrup. Slowly beat in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Add cookie batter to baking pan; make sure it is spread evenly. I used my hands.
  6. Bake in oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until center is set.
  7. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bar Calories: 124 Fat: 7 Carbohydrates: 15 Sugar: 9 Sodium: 51 Fiber: 1 Protein: 2 Cholesterol: 12

I love simple recipes like this and it beats having the oven on for over an hour to make a batch of cookies. I froze my bars in freezer bags for easy grabbing.

I hope you have a fantastic day!



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