Fudgey Peanut Butter Bars

Fudgey Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

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A great idea for a bake sale or get-together.

Cooling and refrigeration time is not included in prep time.


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32 bars
30 Min
35 Min


  • ·
    baking spray
  • 1 pkg
    18 3/4 oz. pkg. browning mix (ghirardelli, etc)
  • 1 pkg
    10 oz. pkg. peanut butter chips (1 3/4 cups)
  • 1 can(s)
    14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • ·
    pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    roasted salted peanuts, chopped

How to Make Fudgey Peanut Butter Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 13 x 9 inch baking pan with cooking spray and dust with flour.
  2. Prepare brownie mix according to package instructions in prepared pan and bake approximately 35 minutes or until a toothpick, inserted in the middle, comes out clean. Cool approx. 1 hour.
  3. Place peanut butter chips, sweetened condensed milk, peanut butter, vanilla, and salt in a medium microwavable bowl. Microwave on high 1 minute. Stir well until smooth. Spoon this mixture over cooled brownies and spread out in an even layer.
  4. Place chocolate chips and cream in a small microwavable bowl and heat on high until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth - 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. Pour mixture over peanut butter layer spreading in an even layer. Refrigerate brownies until top chocolate layer is firm - 1 hour. Sprinkle with peanuts and slice into 32 bars.

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About Fudgey Peanut Butter Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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