Sunday, January 15, 2012

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Hi, y'all! I'll keep the chattiness short tonight because we have fabulous company (Zach's brother Cole, his wife Amanda, and sweet baby Kamdon) and I can't get enough of little Kam. Just wanted to share a very yummy recipe that we have pretty much wiped out in the last two days. It's fudgey, peanut buttery, and super, super rich. This is one I intend on eventually knowing by heart. It's that good.

Ingredients:

 Combine cake mix, melted butter, peanut butter, and eggs in a large bowl using a mixer or spoon. Press this into a 9X13 pan reserving 1 1/2 cup of the mixture to crumble on top.
In a small pot, melt chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and butter. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla.
 Spread chocolate mixture over the mixture pressed in the pan.
 Crumble the 1 1/2 cups of reserved cake mixture on top evenly.
Bake for 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cool completely before cutting into bars (or eat it from the pan, like us).

Ingredients:
1 (18.25) package plain yellow cake mix

1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 eggs
1 (12 oz) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
2 Tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
powdered sugar to sprinkle

Directions:
1) Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2) Combine cake mix, melted butter, peanut butter, and eggs in a large bowl using a mixer or spoon. Press this into a 9X13 pan reserving 1 1/2 cup of the mixture to crumble on top.
3) In a small pot, melt chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and butter. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla.
4) Spread chocolate mixture over the mixture pressed in the pan and then crumble the 1 1/2 cups of reserved cake mixture on top evenly.
5) Bake for 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cool completely before cutting into bars.
Recipe tweaked from here
And because I couldn't wait any longer to taste test....

16 comments:

  1. Oh my yum! You won me over with the Eagle Brand milk! Dee-lish!

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  2. These bars are fabulous and my family will love this!

    I would love to follow your blog for more of your irresistible baking and cooking.

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  3. Brittany, these look fabulous...by reading your blog I am going to gain 20lbs!! I made the Reese's Stuffed Oreos this weekend. They were AMAZING :)

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  4. I've made some very similar to this and they're called "Can't Leave em alone bars." but they didn't have peanut butter or powdered sugar, which would only make them better!! I'm adding that next time!

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  5. these bars look amazing. my husband's love for peanut butter and chocolate makes me need to make these bars! they look delicious

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  6. steve and i are currently deciding what we want for dinner.
    i want these.
    omygoodness, yumm-o!!
    you are a baking goddess!
    have a wonderful night <3
    maria

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  7. Amazing! I love all your recipes using chocolate and peanut butter! YUM!!!

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  8. Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog. We do have a lot in common! :) My husband and I are also both aggies like your husband. Glad you had fun at the bowl game!!

    I'm now a follower of your blog too!

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  9. So many amazing desserts! I envy your baking skills. Def. need to try this one, you had me at peanut butter!

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  10. That looks too good to be true!!

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  11. Popped over from The Shady Porch & am glad I did! YUM!! Can't wait to try it :)

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  12. Those are absoultely amazing! Peanut butter and chocolate are my absolute favorite. I'd love for you to join my linky, Crazy Sweet Tuesday. The linky runs through Friday each week. Have a wonderful weekend!

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