Peanut Butter Cookie Bars with Dark Chocolate Chunks
These Peanut Butter Cookie Bars are loaded with so much peanut flavor and dark chocolate chunks. They’re great for bake sales, get-togethers, and school lunches.
Keyword chocolate, cookie bars, peanut butter
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!
1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
3/4cuppacked light brown sugar
3/4cupchunky peanut butter
1large eggat room temperature
1/2cuplightly salted dry roasted peanutschopped
8ozs dark chocolatecut into chunks
PREPARE OVEN AND PAN: Move oven rack to middle position, and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 9x13-inch pan with heavy duty foil, and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray.
MAKE COOKIE DOUGH: Combine flour and baking soda in small bowl. Add brown sugar, peanut butter, butter and granulated sugar in large mixer bowl, and beat until creamy, about 3 minutes.
WIth mixer on low, beat in egg and vanilla extract. Stop mixer, add flour, and pulse mixer until combined. Stir in chopped peanuts and chocolate chunks until evenly distributed. Press cookie dough prepared pan.
BAKE COOKIE BARS: Bake for 18-22 minutes or until center is set. Move pan to wire rack to cool completely. Remove cookie bars from pan using foil overhang, and cut into 24 bars.