Peanut Butter Bar Recipe


This is an easy throw together recipe great to take on trips, potlucks, picnics and something mom would make when we had lots of peanut butter in the house!


Peanut Butter Bar Recipe

1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup water
1/2 whole milk
1 cup creamy peanut butter

Cream butter sugar and peanut butter until fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla then blend in the dry ingredients beating until well blended.
Bake in a greased 13x9 pan at 350 degrees until toothpick comes clean in the center. Around 25 minutes.


Homemade Frosting for the top:

3/4 cup peanut butter I use crunchy
3 tablespoon softened butter
3 1/2 cups (or to 3/4 cups) powdered sugar
6 tablespoons or more of whole milk
Beat together until smooth and easy to spread consistency.
Optional: more chopped peanuts for garnish or mini chocolate chips

4 comments:

Diane said...

Claudia,
You did put an any peanut butter in the ingredients for the bars, yet you stated to mix the butter, sugar, and peanut butter.

claudia lamascolo said...

thank you Diane that will teach me to post when I worked a 15 hour day! thank you for that heads up ...

Jessica Barkley said...

These look incredible! I might have to skip the frosting though :(

Vicki Bensinger said...

Oh my this sounds heavenly. It's not a low cal dish but sometimes it's okay to indulge.