Home » Recipes » Desserts » Brownies and Bars » Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips are tender, chewy, and have just the right amount of peanut butter flavor. Super quick and easy to make and perfect for sharing at potlucks and picnics. You are going to love them!

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

 

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips have plenty of that winning peanut butter-chocolate flavor combination that everyone loves. These bars are great served on their own and even better with a scoop of peanut butter cup ice cream.

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

 

You’ll find tons of bar recipes on Spicy Southern Kitchen because they are one of my favorite things to bake. They are easy, hard to mess up, great for picnics and potlucks, and can be eaten with your fingers. Desserts that don’t require plates or utensils make life so much better.

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

 

These Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips are baked in a 9X13-inch pan and can easily be cut into 16-20 pieces, making them perfect for feeding a crowd.

The bars are tender, a little chewy, and have just the right amount of peanut butter flavor.

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

 

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

 

Since I love as much chocolate as possible with my peanut butter, I mix 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips into the batter. You can use semi-sweet chips or milk chocolate. To get so many chocolate chips visible on top, I sprinkle a few more chocolate chips on top of the batter just before I pop the pan in the oven. They look much prettier that way. And there’s more chocolate.  🙂

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Never miss a recipe. Follow Spicy Southern Kitchen on Pinterest and Facebook.

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips are tender, chewy, and have just the right amount of peanut butter flavor. 
PREP: 10 mins
COOK: 25 mins
TOTAL: 35 mins
SERVINGS: 16

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9X13-inch baking pan.
  • In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Remove from heat.
  • Whisk both sugars into butter.
  • Whisk in eggs, peanut butter, and vanilla until mixed well.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt and stir into peanut butter mixture.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for about 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 316kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Course: Dessert

Want to Save This Recipe?

Love peanut Butter? You have to try these Peanut Butter Mississippi Mud Brownies. Watch the video below to see how to make them.

More Bar Recipes

Cream Cheese Stuffed Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Cream Cheese Stuffed Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Caramel-Apple Cheesecake Bars

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




I accept the Privacy Policy

10 thoughts on “Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips”

  1. These are so good – I made them for the third time tonight but I put extra PB and then 1c semisweet chips and 1c Butterscotch and we’re hooked!

    I also take them out a little bit early so they’re warm & gooey! Please never remove this wonderful recipe!!!

  2. There’s nothing better than peanut butter and chocolate, and these bars look so thick, chewy, and delicious!

  3. Ashley@CookNourishBliss

    There is just nothing better than peanut butter + chocolate! These bars sound fantastic! I could use one as a sweet treat right now after lunch!

  4. I can’t tell you how frequently I crave chocolate and peanut butter! This looks divine. I want to put a big scoop of vanilla ice cream on top!

  5. Sarah@WholeandHeavenlyOven

    Bars are totally one of my favorite desserts to make too, just cause they’re so easy and yet SO good! Plus, they make a ton which is always a plus. 😉 I just want to sink my teeth into one of these GORGEOUS pb chocolate chip bars!

  6. Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice

    I love making bars too because of the ease of the recipe! Plus, it’s so fun to create new combinations. These peanut butter bars sound just perfect! I think I would devour this all in no time!

  7. Ashley - The Recipe Rebel

    These look so perfectly chewy! I love making bars too because it means no rolling cookie dough and baking individually — just bake in one pan and slice! They’re so easy and perfect for picnics!

Scroll to Top