Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

Last night I invited a good friend over for a last minute dinner.  I wanted something sweet to serve for dessert, but didn’t want to go to the supermarket so I set forth looking for the perfect recipe that used things I had on hand.  Perfection was found in these peanut butter chocolate chip bars.  Not only were these super simple to make, they were heavenly!!  They tasted JUST like a peanut butter cup.  So delicious!  The picture I took wasn’t the greatest (they’re not very photogenic and I think mine were actually undercooked – but they were still great!) but don’t be fooled…you will be thanked by all if you make this soon!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars
Recipe from:  Sing For Your Supper

Ingredients:
6 tbsp butter
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp coarse salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Method:

Preheat oven to 350 and grease an 8×8 baking dish.

In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, salt and baking powder.  Set aside.

Cream butter and peanut butter together until smooth.  Beat in the sugars then add the eggs, 1 at a time, scraping the bowl between each egg.  Stir in the vanilla and then the flour mixture.  Add the chocolate chips and gently fold in.  Spread in dish and bake 30-32 minutes.  Allow to cool completely before cutting.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

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