Thursday, May 29, 2008

Foodie Mommy: Peanut Butter Swirl Bars

Ten years ago, I met Paul. And, regularly for the past 10 years, he's hounded me to make Peanut Butter Swirl Bars, a decadent treat his mother made when he was a child.

This weekend, I decided that it would be a perfect recipe to make with my sous chef Mitchell.

Oh, they were delish! Just check out Mitchell enjoying them!

Peanut Butter Swirl Bars

1/2 c. peanut butter
1/3 c. butter
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla

1 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 pkg. (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream together peanut butter, butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla.

In a separate bowl, blend together dry ingredients flour and baking soda. Fold into peanut butter mixture.

Pour mixture into greased 9x13 baking dish. Top with chocolate chips. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Swirl the chips. Bake an additional 20-25 minutes.

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