Peanut Butter Bars

You can use any favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe for the base and topping of these delicious bars.  


2 1/4 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup butter, softened at room temperature

1/2 cup sugar

3/4 cups brown sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 egg

2 cups chocolate chips (we prefer semi-sweet)



1 1/2 cups peanut butter (we use creamy)

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla


In a small mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt.  Set aside.  In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy.  Add vanilla and egg.  Beat well.  Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture.  Mix well.  Add chocolate chips.  Mix well.  Spread half of batter into greased 9" square baking pan.  

Mix together filling ingredients and place on top of chocolate chip cookie batter.  Add other half of chocolate chip batter on top of filling.  Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.


Can easily double and place in a 9x13 inch baking pan.

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