Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars
Bars are easy alternative to cookies. Just spread the dough into a pan, bake and voilà! A welcome sweet treat to pack into a sack lunch.
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 butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (11.5-ounce) package or 2 cups NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Combine flour and baking soda in a small bowl. Beat brown sugar, peanut butter, butter and granulated sugar in a large mixing bowl until creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in chunks. Press into ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan, distributing chunks evenly.
- Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Makes 36 bars.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe): Calories: 150 Calories from Fat: 70 Total Fat: 8 g Saturated Fat: 3.5 g Cholesterol: 15 mg Sodium: 65 mg Carbohydrates: 18 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 12 g Protein: 2 g
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