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Peanut Butter Bars V Recipe

Peanut Butter Bars V

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"These are very good. They taste like drop cookies."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 11 x 7 inch baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat peanut butter, shortening, and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, water, and vanilla until smooth. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into peanut butter mixture until combined. Stir in chocolate pieces. Spread dough into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 40 minutes, until golden brown. Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 23, 2007

Great recipe, tastes just like peanut butter cookies. I also liked it because I had all the ingredients on hand even though I havent been shopping in weeks. The only thing I did different was cut down the cook time. 40 minutes was a bit much if you are using a shallow pan. My pan wasn't even that shallow but I only had to cook it for 30 minutes. Yummy recipe but 4 stars for the cook time.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 24, 2006

This was pretty good. It could be that for recipes like this, it's expected that people use sugary peanut butter like skippy or jiffy. We use Adams so these bars just weren't sweet enough. I increased the chocolate chips to 1 full cup and I'm glad I did. If I make them again, I'll have to purchase some sugary peanut butter next time.


7 Ratings

Sep 15, 2005

I got lots of compliments for this recipe. As a healthy twist, I used butter instead of shortening (which is pure trans fat!) and everything else raw/organic. I also used 1/4 cup protein powder to replace some of the flour. Everyone in my office LOVED them!

Apr 13, 2008

I really enjoyed these. They're really good for peanut butter fanatics.

Dec 19, 2007

These were good, although not as good as expected. I did use butter instead of oil, and used 1 full cup of choc chips (which made it better.)

Mar 01, 2008

Okay, but nothing special

Jan 21, 2008

These were to sweet, but i think i measured the sugar wrong. Also after the dough baked for 5 to 10 min. i stired it a little bit so the chocolate would look swirly. Also these make a lot more than just 12 bars.


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  • Calories
  • 317 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 178 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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