Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

340 32 servings, 1 bar (41 g) each
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32 servings, 1 bar (41 g) each

With flavour just like Grandma's chocolate-peanut butter cookies, these cookie bars start with a cake mix, making prep a breeze.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Line 13x9-inch pan with foil. Beat first 4 ingredients with mixer until blended. (Dough will be thick.) Press half onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • Bake 10 min. Sprinkle half each of the chopped chocolate and nuts over crust. Microwave peanut butter in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min., stirring after 30 sec.; spread over nuts in pan. Roll remaining dough into 13x9-inch rectangle between 2 sheets of waxed paper. Peel back top layer of paper; flip dough onto top of dessert. Remove remaining waxed paper sheet. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate and nuts; press gently into dough to secure.
  • Bake 15 min. Cool 1 hour. Refrigerate 4 hours before cutting into bars.

Make Ahead

Dessert can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before cutting to serve.

How to Press Dough onto Bottom of Pan

Use back of measuring cup to press dough onto bottom of prepared pan.


  • 32 servings, 1 bar (41 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 32 servings, 1 bar (41 g) each
Calories 210
% Daily Value
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 250mg
Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 12g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • gramma_gay |

    love the cake with the peanut butter

  • sylvielandry |

  • neesy03 |