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18 Recipes That Start with a Bag of Peanut Butter Chips

Peanut butter chips add personality to any bake. Check out our favorite nutty recipes that make this ingredient the star of the show.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Dream Bars

Who doesn't like this dessert duo? Add your favorite combination of candies to garnish the tops of these chocolate peanut butter dream bars. —Cindi DeClue, Anchorage, Alaska
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Chocolaty Peanut Clusters

I turn to my slow cooker to prepare these convenient chocolate treats. Making candies couldn't be any easier! —Pam Posey, Waterloo, South Carolina
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Peanut Butter Brownie Mix

I discovered this recipe in our local newspaper, and when I gave it a try, my family loved it. While you can pack the dry ingredients into any kind of quart-sized container, a glass jar lets the pretty layers show. Cover an ordinary canning-jar lid with special fabric to customize the gift for an occasion or the season. —Lynn Dowdall, Perth, Ontario
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Peanut Butter Brownie Trifle

This rich, tempting, peanut butter brownie trifle feeds a crowd and features the ever-popular combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Try this dessert for your next get-together. —Nancy Foust, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

My twist on rice crispy bars includes crunchy crushed pretzels. Then I top them with a creamy peanut butter coating and rich chocolate topping. Garnished with peanuts and even more pretzels, I don’t think I'd ever go back to plain old bars again. —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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PB&J Chex Mix

As a kid, I loved to add crunchy textures, like chips or popcorn, to my PB&J sandwiches. This mix has all the necessary components of that childhood favorite: sweet jelly, rich peanut butter, a little saltiness from peanuts and, finally, that irresistible crunch from the Chex mix. —Shelley Ward, Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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Rich Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

The combination of mocha and peanut butter will satisfy every sweet tooth at your table. The garnish is a little extra work, but what are special occasions for? —Tammy Bollman, Minatare, Nebraska
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Peanut Butter Granola Mini Bars

Kids will flip over this deliciously oaty, sweet snack! I mean, what's not to love about a batch of peanut butter-honey-oatmeal bars? And at fewer than 100 calories, you can afford to have seconds. —Vivian Levine, Summerfield, Florida
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Bacon-Peanut Butter Cornbread Muffins

My family just can't get enough bacon and peanut butter, so I created these quick and easy cornbread muffins using ingredients I regularly keep stocked in my pantry and fridge. The streusel topping adds a delicious sweet-salty crunch! No peanut butter baking chips on hand? For a different flavor twist, swap in chocolate chips, then drizzle the warm muffins with chocolate syrup instead of caramel topping. —Shannon Kohn, Summerville, South Carolina
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Chippy Chocolate Cookie Mix

I've had this simple recipe for a long time and got the idea of layering the mix after seeing similar gift mixes in stores. I have yet to meet the person who doesn't rave over the cookies. I sometimes use M&M's in place of the peanut butter chips. —Francine Wingate, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

My husband's love for classic peanut butter and jelly inspired this recipe. The strawberry buttercream and peanut butter frosting are a delicious combination. —Kelly McCrea, North Kingsville, Ohio
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Creamy Peanut Butter Fudge

Christmas wouldn't be the same without this peanut butter fudge. Evaporated milk gives the treat a rich, creamy consistency, and the recipe is always a family favorite. —Diana L. Osborn, Wichita, Kansas
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Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

Smooth cream cheese inside makes these cupcakes so rich. The classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate chips comes through in every yummy bite. You'll be asked to make them again and again. —Shirley Dunbar, Mojave, California
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Peanut Butter Swirls

A honey-blond version of the beloved cinnamon bun, these tender peanut-butter rolls are a delightful breakfast or brunch offering.—Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Tart

Anyone who loves peanut butter cups will be in heaven when they take a bite of this rich, sensational tart. While it looks spectacular, it is very easy to put together. —Mary Ann Lee, Clifton Park, New York
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Peanut Butter Maple Cookies

I bake these crispy yet chewy peanut butter cookies often. My grandchildren, both near and far, can't wait to dig into the cookie jar. —Lois Bowman, Swanton, Maryland
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

It's a snap to make a batch of tasty cookies using this chocolate peanut butter cookie recipe, which calls for a convenient boxed cake mix. My husband and son gobble them up! —Mary Pulyer, Port St. Lucie, Florida
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Candy Cereal Treats

These scrumptious bars travel well and are loved by kids of all ages. — Janet Shearer, Jackson, Michigan

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Lisa Kaminski
Lisa is an editor at Taste of Home where she gets to embrace her passion for baking. She pours this love of all things sweet (and sometimes savory) into Bakeable, Taste of Home's baking club. Lisa is also dedicated to finding and testing the best ingredients, kitchen gear and home products for our Test Kitchen-Preferred program. At home, you'll find her working on embroidery and other crafts.