dee dee's ooey gooey chocolate peanut butter bars

★★★★★ 1
By Diane Atherton
from PINE MOUNTAIN, GA

Super easy and a super rich treat! I made these a couple of weeks ago with my 3 year old granddaughter. You truly haven't lived until you cook with a little one. Don't think I've ever seen anyone crack an egg so fast. Couldn't get to her fast enough. When 1st making these, I used a cake mix. Today I didn't have a mix and needed something to send to friends so I tweaked the recipe and came up with this. Not sure if it's not better. Definitely yummy! If you would rather use a cake mix, eliminate the dry ingredients and use a (18.25 oz) cake mix.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Barbecue

Ingredients For dee dee's ooey gooey chocolate peanut butter bars

  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 c
    peanut butter
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • OOEY GOOEY MIXTURE
  • 1
    (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla

How To Make dee dee's ooey gooey chocolate peanut butter bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 2
    Combine dry ingredients and sift into a large mixing bowl; add melted butter, peanut butter, and eggs. Mix until it forms a dough and is somewhat crumbly.
  • 3
    Press mixture into a 9X13 pan reserving about 1 1/2 cups of the mixture to be crumbled on top.
  • 4
    Melt chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and butter in a small pot over a low heat. Stir frequently just until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • 5
    Spread chocolate mixture evenly over peanut butter mixture pressed in pan. Crumble reserved 1 1/2 cups dough mixture evenly over chocolate mixture.
  • 6
    Bake 27 to 30 minutes. Cool completely. Slice into small squares and serve. For a big treat, serve with a scoop of ice cream. NOTE: very rich, one bite goes a long way ...enjoy

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