Peanut Butter Bar Cookies and a Picnic Foods Blog Hop

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Peanut Butter Bar Cookies

Peanut Butter Bar Cookies Ingredients:

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 sticks butter, softened (not pictured, sorry!)
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup powdered peanut butter (like PB2)
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts (optional)

Cream sugars and peanut butter and butter together.  Add eggs, and beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.  Add flour, salt, baking soda, and powdered peanut butter and mix until a firm dough forms.

Pat dough into a 9x13 pan.  Sprinkle roasted peanuts on top, and press gently into the top of the dough.

Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Yes, it will be a bit under baked when it comes out of the oven, but it sets up to the most amazing texture when it cools.  

This is my version of peanut butter cookie perfection.  

Clearly perfect for a picnic!   Want a free, one page, printable version of this recipe?  Here you are:  Printable Peanut Butter Bar Cookies Recipe

Be sure to check out the other fabulous picnic ideas from my fellow blogger friends in the Taste Crerations Blog Hop.

 

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Nicole Wills, creator of Tikkido