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Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe

Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe

The kids I baby-sit for love these moist chewy bars. There's plenty of peanut butter flavor plus a yummy chocolate frosting and a sprinkling of peanut butter chips.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings


  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the peanut butter, butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Stir in chips.
  • 2. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3. For frosting, in a small bowl, combine the butter, cocoa, milk, corn syrup and vanilla. Gradually add confectioners' sugar; beat until smooth. Frost brownies. Sprinkle with chips. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 283 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Peanut Butter Blondies

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Reviewed Feb. 26, 2012

"Peanut Blondie is a repeat. I would change the frosting to be less milk chocolate fluffy, to a darker richer chocolate ganache. In addition needs salted peanuts to pop the flavor combination"

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2011

"So yummy! You won't be sorry you tried these. Very rich- a little bit goes a long way. It's best to let the icing sit for a while to thicken up before icing blondies. Enjoy!"

Reviewed Jul. 2, 2011

"I made these for a 4th of July picnic and they were a big hit. Highly recommended!"

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2010

"These Peanut Butter Blondies are great. Easy to make. Give them a try, you will be glad you did. Yummy! Yummy!"

Reviewed Sep. 9, 2010 Edited Feb. 22, 2015

"These bars are delicious! I don't know what makes them so perfect, but every time I take them somewhere I get compliments galore! I do bake them for 30 minutes or less though, instead of the 35-40 minutes recommended."

Reviewed Sep. 16, 2009

"Those do look good, I bet my SS class would love them."

Reviewed Aug. 20, 2009

"These do sound good. Can't wait to make them."

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