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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars

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.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    36
    bars (3 dozen)
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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
  • 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

Instructions

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.