Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
18 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
20 mins
Yields:
36 bars (3 dozen)

These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars are a great alternative to cookies. Just spread the dough into a pan, bake and voilà! A fun and welcome treat to pack into a sack lunch or use for casual entertaining, too.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350º F.

COMBINE flour and baking soda in small bowl. Beat brown sugar, peanut butter, butter and granulated sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in chunks. Press into ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan, distributing chunks evenly.

BAKE for 18 to 22 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/36 bars (3 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 150
  • Calories from Fat 70

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 8g 13%
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 4%
  • Sodium 65mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 18g 6%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 3%
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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