Kelli's StoryYum. The rich taste of peanut butter with Reese's Pieces candies. I dare you to try to eat only one.
We are a household of peanut butter lovers. Entire jars of peanut butter have been known to go missing in a week and my 3 year old refers to the jar of Jif as "my peanut butter." My husband puts peanut butter on his pancakes- no joke. Needless to say, these bars never last very long. These bars would also be good with chocolate chips in place of the candies as well.
1 1/2 c
unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 c
light brown sugar
peanut butter (your preference, creamy or crunchy)
reese's pieces (i think it's about 12 oz. i use a little over 3/4's of a 15 oz bag)
1Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 13 x 9 pan. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside. In a large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until combined. Add the eggs, vanilla, and peanut butter.
2Stir the flour in by hand. Then fold in the Reese's Pieces. (Note: the original recipe calls for a 12 oz bag of mini Reese's Pieces, but I cannot find those at the store, so I just use regular Reese's Pieces).
3Spoon into prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.