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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk BarsBars 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.

Recipe 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 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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. 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.
  3. 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

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.