December 6, 2016

Peanut Butter Swirl Bars

½ c. crunchy peanut butter
1/3 c. butter
¾ c. brown sugar
¾ c. white sugar
2 eggs
2 t. vanilla
1 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
¼ t. salt
1 ½ c. chocolate chips (semi-sweet or milk chocolate)

Beat together first 4 ingredients until smooth; add eggs and vanilla. Mix well. In a separate bowl, mix flour, soda and salt. Add to peanut butter mixture. Stir well. Spread in a greased 13×9 cake pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and swirl melted chocolate chips with a knife. Bake an additional 22 minutes. Let cool and cut. Excellent for bake sales.

Kimberle Gravells, Sault Ste. Marie