Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars I

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars I

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Ingredients

servings 444 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 444 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 29.5 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.6g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 9.5 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 241 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. To make Pastry: Cream together 2/3 cup butter and brown sugar. Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda until well blended.
  3. Separate the eggs and beat in the yolks. Add in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and mix well.
  4. Press mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. To make the Topping: In a medium bowl, mix together the powdered sugar, chopped peanuts, peanut butter, egg whites, and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. Melt 1/4 cup of butter or margarine and stir into mixture.
  6. Turn off oven and remove pan. Let cool for about 2 minutes. Spread topping over pastry. Sprinkle chocolate chips over topping and return to warm oven for 2 or 3 minutes. Spread chocolate over topping, like a frosting. Let cool before cutting.

Reviews

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These were soo good! My whole family loved them! But you can only eat a few because they are sooooo rich!

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I kind of recommend these. I followed the directions thoroughly and the came out very mushy. The bottom layer would not harden. The were great, however, after they sat in the fridge for a coupl...

These were soo good! My whole family loved them! But you can only eat a few because they are sooooo rich!

It is easier if you microwave the peanut butter mixture and chocolate chips until melted. Spread peanut butter mixture first, then the chocolate. No baking necessary.

I kind of recommend these. I followed the directions thoroughly and the came out very mushy. The bottom layer would not harden. The were great, however, after they sat in the fridge for a coupl...

This recipe is not worth the ingredients. They taste great, but they fall apart and are very flaky. I don't think that i'll make this recipe again....it wasn't worth all the time it took, but ag...

Every layer of this peanut butter/chocolate bar was hard to manipulate into place, especially the crust. I underbaked the crust and it came out as gooey as the top two layers. I wasn't sure ho...

I gave this a 4 because everyone I served this to liked it. I don't know if it's because I used a glass baking dish, that my pastry layer needed more time. I left it in 12 minutes and then 5 m...

turned out great

This is kind of an odd preparation, however the results were good. Overall, they had a full flavor, although normally I prefer peanut butter bars with the peanut butter in the dough, and less o...

It was not as good as I thought it would be. Kind of dry and it fell apart.