Peanut Butter Chip Squares

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Peanut Butter Chip Squares – a buttery shortbread crust topped with an ooey gooey layer filled with nuts and peanut butter chips. Irresistible! 

Ooey gooey Peanut Butter Chip Bars. An easy dessert recipe for peanut butter fans.

Well, if you are reading this post, it means I didn’t scare you away with the last post in which I confessed the reality of life at my house lately. Whewww. Thanks for still being my friends.

The lawn is still yellow, and the living room walls are still bare, but thankfully my brother now has a bed to sleep in, and we are making great progress on the deck. Woohoo! Today I am doing soccer drafts (I run the sports in our little town), then I’m taking my oldest son school shopping. Since he starts tomorrow, we thought it was probably time. Nothing like waiting till the last minute. Yikes!

Easy layered Peanut Butter Chip Squares. Everyone loves these ooey gooey bars.

Since I’m still just a tad bit busy, I’m sharing a recipe I made a few months ago. I pretty much love anything with sweetened condensed milk, so I was pretty sure these peanut butter chip bars would be a hit. I took them to a bridal shower, and got lots of rave reviews!

I love making these peanut butter chip squares for potlucks. They are always devoured!

The sweet topping is balanced out just perfectly with the buttery crust. It’s loaded with peanut butter chips and nuts, so it has a yummy crunch. Next time I might try it with salted peanuts, I think that would be delish.

I always get recipe requests when I serve these ooey gooey peanut butter chip squares.

Enjoy!

Peanut Butter Chip Bars

Yield: 20-24 bars

Peanut Butter Chip Squares

Ingredients

  • Crust:
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips
  • Filling:
  • 1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups peanut butter chips (the rest of the bag)
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Stir together flour and brown sugar in a mixing bowl. Cut in the butter till crumbly. Stir in the 1/2 cup of peanut butter chips.
  • Press into the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13" pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine sweetened condensed milk, egg, and vanilla in a small mixing bowl. Beat or whisk till smooth. Stir in peanut butter chips and nuts.
  • Spread filling evenly over hot crust. Return to oven and bake for an additional 20-25 minutes or till golden brown.
  • Cool completely and cut into squares.

  • Ooey gooey Peanut Butter Chip Squares. An easy bar recipe for peanut butter fans. Everyone loves these easy peanut butter bars!

    Know a peanut butter chip fan? Make one of these treats for them!

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    Comments

    1. Perfect, I have all these PB chips i need to use!
      Thanks Kara 😉

    2. Those look so yummy!!! 🙂

    3. Okay. This is fate. Just this morning, I was looking in my cabinet and found some peanuts that I’d totally forgotten I had. No idea what to do with them, but I knew I was going to HAVE to make something with them soon.

      And then this.

      The only thing missing are the peanut butter chips …

      To the store!

      Thanks for sharing. Thank you, thank you, and Fiance thanks you, too.

    4. The Nifty Nest says:

      Oh my goodness. Going to make those right now!

      Liz
      The Nifty Nest

    5. I’m not much of a peanut butter person (crazy, right?) but Sexy Nerd would love this 🙂

    6. Those look really really good.

    7. Carmie of the Single Nester says:

      These look yummy. And easy!

    8. I will be making these for sure!

    9. Kristi @ Creative Kristi says:

      These look yummy! They are going to be added to my ‘to try’ list!! Thanks for sharing!

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