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Gooey Peanut Butter Cup Bars

I wanted a different recipe that could stand out among the numerous trays of desserts served at potlucks and parties. With a marshmallow glaze and rich peanut butter in every bite, these brownies are always popular. —Carla Benckert, Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped peanut butter cups (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In a small bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Fold in marshmallows, chopped candies and walnuts.
  • Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake 22-28 minutes or until edges begin to pull away from sides of pan and center is almost set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container.
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  • delowenstein
    Jul 3, 2017

    These peanut butter cup bars are a great recipe! I found that I'd needed a 30-minute baking time-other than that-these bars were lip-smacking GOOD to the last bite! delowenstein