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Peanut Butter Bars

  • Author: Mel
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


An easy recipe to feed a crowd, these peanut butter bars are delicious. Make them festive by cutting into heart shapes and adding sprinkles.


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  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oats

For chocolate frosting:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 lb. powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  1. Cream butter and sugars together until creamy.
  2. Add in egg and vanilla. Then add in peanut butter.
  3. Mix in dry ingredients.
  4. Spread on large greased cookie sheet (*aff. link)   (baker's half sheet (*aff. link)  ).
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  6. When mostly cooled, spread a thin layer of peanut butter on top. Then add a layer of chocolate frosting.
  7. Sprinkle sprinkles on top and then use a cookie cutter to cut out the hearts.


*If you want thicker bars, bake this same recipe in a 9x13 pan (*aff. link)  .

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Desserts

Keywords: peanut butter bars, peanut butter fingers