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Peanut Butter ‘n’ Chocolate Bars

This is my most requested recipe. Folks especially seem to like the fact they can be creative by varying the ingredients. For instance, I sometimes replace the chocolate or peanut butter chips with butterscotch chips.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room responsibility
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1-1/4 cups peanut butter chips

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips.
  • Spread into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 126 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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