PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE BARS

 

  • Cooking Time: 40-45
  • Servings: 20-24
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 TBSP unsalted butter
  • 1 c. smooth peanut butter
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. light brown sugar, packed
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c. whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp. coarse salt
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a 9x13 pan. Alternately, line the pan with parchment or foil and spray with cooking spray. (Recipe can also be halved and baked in an 8x8.)
  • 2. Whisk together the flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking powder. Set aside.
  • 3. Cream the butter and peanut butter together until smooth. Beat in the sugars until combined.
  • 4. Add the eggs, one at a time, scraping down the bowl after each addition. Stir in the vanilla.
  • 5. Add in the flour mixture. Once mostly combined, add the chocolate chips and stir until combined.
  • 6. Spread the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for about 40-45 minutes. (For an 8x8 pan, decrease time to 30-32 minutes.) Cool completely before cutting.

Notes

What's not to love about peanut butter and chocolate chips? These bars are a surefire crowd pleaser.

Categories: Bar  Cookies  Sweet 

Author Credit: Bake at 350

Website Credit: http://kelseysappleaday.blogspot.com/2010/06/peanut-butter-chocolate-chip-cookie.html

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