Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares

Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares

Peanut butter and chocolate…whoever first thought of this combination was a Genius!!  Next to salty-sweet, it is my favorite.  My daughter made these for us. They were a hit and did not last long!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares
 
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Ingredients
Bars
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • ⅓ cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Peanut Butter Frosting (below)
  • 3 Tbsp. baking cocoa
  • 1 Tbsp. milk
Peanut Butter Frosting
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • ⅓ cup peanut butter
  • 2 to 2 ½ Tbsp. milk
Instructions
Bars
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 pan.
  2. Beat sugars, butter, peanut butter and egg in a large bowl until well blended.
  3. Stir in flour, oats, baking soda and salt.
  4. Spread in pan and bake 17 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Cool completely.
Frosting
  1. Stir together powdered sugar, peanut butter and milk until smooth and spreadable: reserve ⅓ cup.
  2. Stir cocoa and milk into remaining frosting until smooth. If necessary, stir in additional milk until spreadable.
  3. Frost bars with cocoa frosting.
  4. Drop peanut butter frosting by teaspoonful onto cocoa frosting; swirl through frosting for marbled design.

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