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Chewy Peanut Butter Bars Recipe
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Chewy Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

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This recipe combines three of my favorite foods—peanut butter, coconut and chocolate—into one mouthwatering dessert. It's very rich and filling, so a small piece usually satisfies even a real sweet tooth.—Mrs. Sanford Wickham, Holbrook, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • FILLING:
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 98 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine flour and sugar; cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, corn syrup, sugar, peanut butter and salt until smooth. Fold in coconut and chocolate chips. Pour over crust. Return to the oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Chewy Peanut Butter Bars in Country April/May 1994, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 98 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Chewy Peanut Butter Bars(3)

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Reviewed Apr. 1, 2014

I recall making these bars and I'd added 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats and increased the amount of semi-sweet chocolate chips to 1 cup, plus I added 1/8 cup all-purpose flour! I greased and floured a 13x9x2" baking pan. I recall keeping the baking time at 15 minutes for

the crust and 15 to 20 minutes for the bars. This is another recipe which has been a tasty addition to the TOH recipes I've used! Thank you for sharing your recipe! delowenstein

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2012

Flavor seemed ok, but I baked it for over an hour and it never cooked all the way through...although the top got really REALLY brown. Yuck.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2009

I substituted Reese's baking pieces for the chocolate chips. They turned out great! The bars are thin so if you like a thicker crust I would recommend doubling the crust ingredients.

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