Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Bars
So, I know it’s January and we’re all supposed to be focused solely on fitness and eating completely healthy, but these bars are too good not to share. And, hey- everybody needs a cheat day once a week anyways.
These peanut butter and chocolate chip bars are always a household favorite and are absolutely delicious! Even better, this recipe uses only a few simple ingredients and bakes in less than 30 minutes, making for an easy week night or weekend treat.
Let’s Get Started!
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, and spray 13 x 9 x 2 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Step 2: Using an electric mixer, beat cake mix, 2/3 cup of peanut butter, and egg in large mixing bowl, until crumbly.
This is what it will look like once mixed
Step 3: Press crumb mixture with a fork into greased baking pan, until evenly spread.
Step 4: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup of peanut butter with electric mixer until smooth. Slowly add in milk and sugar until fully incorporated.
Step 5: Carefully pour cream cheese and peanut butter mixture over crust. Spread evenly and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
Step 6: Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and center is set.
Step 7: Let bars cool completely before cutting. Store in refrigerator.
Hope you enjoyed today’s recipe and I hope you all have a great weekend!
Thanks for stopping by!-Cara