Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Squares

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 45 min
Servings: 16

These irresistible chocolate peanut butter bars are always a great hit. And, you can freeze them too.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups ( 375 mL) icing sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) vanilla
  • 1 roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated Chocolatey Chip or Chocolatey Chunk Cookie dough

Method

  1. Heat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Combine icing sugar, peanut butter and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Press half of dough into bottom of ungreased 8 or 9-inch (20 or 23 cm) square baking pan. Press peanut butter mixture evenly over dough. Cut remaining dough into thin slices and arrange on top of peanut butter mixture.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch. Cool for 30 minutes. Refrigerate until chilled. Cut into squares. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • This is the perfect "starter" recipe for young bakers ready to take on a project of their own. With only 4 ingredients and very simple directions, they will end up with a creation that looks very impressive and tastes great too!