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Eating In: Chocolate Peanut Buddy Bars

By Rachelle Bowden in Food on Jan 11, 2008 7:00PM


This classic peanut butter and chocolate combination is simple to make and will impress your friends because who doesn't like chocolate and peanut butter together? More than one Chicagoist has made this recipe and we all give it the thumbs up. Try it for yourself.


Chocolate Peanut Buddy Bars

1 c. peanut butter
3/4 stick butter
1 1/4 c. sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
3 c. chocolate chips
Chopped peanuts (optional)

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Beat the peanut butter with the butter til smooth. Add sugar, eggs, and vanilla and beat until creamy. Blend in the flour and salt. Stir in 1/4 c. chocolate chips.

Spead the dough in an ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes. After baking, immediately sprinkle with the remaining chocolate chips. Let stand for 5 minutes until shiny and soft. Spread evenly over top. Sprinkle with nuts. Cool completely. Cut.