Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars cookie recipe

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 BarsIngredients

  • 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 F. In a 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 to 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 the top of the cookie bars. Cool completely before cutting.

Makes 48 bars


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