paula deen's peanut butter bars

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Stormy Stewart
from Mio, MI

This recipe I found on page 150 of paula's cook book entitled "Lady and Sons Savannah Country Cookbook" Then I added a frosting of my own. Mine are darker because I used dark brown sugar instead of regular sugar Warning: With the dark brown sugar they are very sweet Recipe courtesy of http://www.pauladeen.com

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 9x13 pan
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For paula deen's peanut butter bars

  • PEANUT BUTTER BARS
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar (i used dark brown)
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    self rising flour (i did 1 cup plus 1 tsp baking powder and 1/4 tsp salt)
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    (rounded) hersleys baking cocoa
  • water
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How To Make paula deen's peanut butter bars

  • 1
    For the bars: Preheat oven to 350 Degrees, Grease and flour a 9x13 pan (I only had a 9x11 so I used that). Melt butter and peanut butter together over hot water. (I put it in a pan and on simmer it was fast and easy)
  • 2
    Pour into remaining ingredients and stir well. Pour into greased and floured pan and bake 25-30 minutes. (I did 35 as mine was in a smaller pan.) Cook and cut into squares.
  • 3
    NOTE: Besides the things I stated above at the 30 minute mark I took them out of the oven and topped with the frosting and returned it to the oven 5-10 minutes more. For the frosting just mix all together adding enough water to make a regular icing and frost the hot bars. The frosting will be thin and melty at this point. Return to oven 5-10 minutes until it bubbles or looks really hot and remove and cool. cut and serve

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