Golden Peanut Butter Bars

Nancy Allen


Love to make these, they make the house smell good.


★★★★★ 2 votes

24 to 36 bars
20 Min
40 Min


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    1 stick cold butter
  • 1 c
    finely chopped peanuts
  • 1
    14oz. can sweetened condensed milk (only)
  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Golden Peanut Butter Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. In large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar,and egg; cut in cold butter until crumbly. Stir in peanuts. Reserve 2 cups crumb mixture. Press remaining mixture on bottom of 13x9 inch baking pan.
  2. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Meanwhile, in another large mixing bowl, beat sweetened condensed milk, peanut butter and vanilla. Spread over prepared crust; top with reserved crumb mixture.
  3. Bake an additional 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Cut into bars. Store covered at room temperature.

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About Golden Peanut Butter Bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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