Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

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A great way to get kids involved in the kitchen, is by preparing a recipe that will satisfy their sweet tooth. Many children love the opportunity to measure, mix, and bake, and don’t even mind the clean up afterward. Try this tasty treat with your kids.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Click here togo to this recipe in our Family FunBook where aprintable version may be obtained 1 cup creamy peanut butter 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter or margarine, softened 1 1/4 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large mixer bowl, beat peanut butter and butter until smooth, about 1 minute. Add sugar, eggs and vanilla, and beat until creamy. Blend in flour and salt. Stir in 1 cup of the chocolate chips. Spread into ungreased 13×9 inch baking pan. Bake 25-30 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.

Immediately sprinkle remaining morsels over cookie layer. Let stand 5 minutes until morsels become shiny and soft. Spread the rest of the chocolate chips evenly over top. Cool completely. Makes 48 bars.

Amanda Formaro
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Amanda Formaro is a freelance writer, editor, craft designer, and recipe developer. She loves multi-tasking and has been writing and working on the Internet since 1997. You can find her at AmandaFormaro.com. You’ll find her craft projects at CraftsbyAmanda.com and her recipes on AmandasCookin.com.


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