Cathys Chocolate Peanut Butter OoeyGooey-ness Bars

Cathy LaFay


This is my fave recipe to make to bring to a pot luck bbq or to a friends home that Im visiting. Simple to put together and delish!!

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1 stick
unsalted butter, melted
1 c
peanut butter
2 large
1 pkg
cake mix, devils food
12 oz
bag of ghirardelli chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
1 bag(s)
peanut butter chips (or a mix of peanut butter and chocolate)
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350.
In a large enough microwavable bowl melt 1 stick of butter. Add peanut butter and stir to mix well. When the mixture is cool enough break 2 eggs in and mix well. Then add cake mix and with a wooden spoon mix until everything is incorporated. Add the whole bag of peanut butter chips a little at a time and mix well.
Spray an 8x10 cake pan and press the cake mixture into the bottom. Reserve 1 1/2 cup of the mixture
In another microwavable bowl melt the 2 tablespoons of butter. Add the can of sweetened condensed milk and the bag of chocolate chips. Microwave for 1 minute and stir and repeat. In my microwave it only took 2 minutes for the chocolate to melt. When you take it out stir and then add in 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract. Work quickly so the mixture doesnt get cold and start to get stiff. Spread the melted chocolate over the cake mixture.
Take the reserved cake mixture and evenly sprinkle it over the top.
Bake for 25-30 minutes. Allow it to cool completely for a few hours or overnight so it sets before you cut the bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids