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Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

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Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 48
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To help the chopped peanuts adhere to the chocolate topping, make sure you sprinkle them on top of the chocolate right after it’s spread over the bars.
Updated Dec 21, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 bag (12 oz) dark chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup salted dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. In small bowl, stir flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  • 2
    In medium microwavable bowl, place butter and peanut butter. Microwave on High 30 to 45 seconds or until butter is melted. Add brown sugar and egg yolk; stir until mixed. Stir in vanilla and flour mixture. Stir in 3/4 cup of the chocolate chips. Spread in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until just firm to the touch. Remove from oven; immediately sprinkle with remaining 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until chips have softened. Spread softened chips evenly over top. Sprinkle with peanuts. Cool on cooling rack. Cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store in airtight container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    When measuring brown sugar for this recipe or any baking recipe, it's important to firmly pack the sugar into a dry measuring cup for best results.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
8g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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