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The Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

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Are you a peanut butter lover?  I adore peanut butter!  Peanut butter milkshakes, peanut butter with apples, peanut butter smoothies… even just peanut butter on a spoon.  So it’s not shocking that one of my favorite cookies to make involves peanut butter.   And I love bar cookies!  I like that they are thicker, which usually mean softer and chewier… oh and they are so much quicker to make!  So today I’m sharing with you my Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie Bar.

The Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie Bar Recipe

I love bringing these to Christmas gatherings because it’s something different than the  usual.    Today I’m part of a week long Christmas Cookie Exchange.  At the end of this post you can find links to all the other awesome blogs participating… time to load up on some great new cookies recipes.


And here’s the Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie Bar Recipe….

5 from 1 vote

The Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

If you love peanut butter this is the Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie Bar Recipe packed with loads of peanut butter and peanut butter chips.
Print Recipe
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:35 mins
Total Time:45 mins


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 bag of peanut butter chips


  • Cream the butter, peanut butter and sugars until creamy and well mixed, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Add the eggs and blend till combined.
  • Add the baking powder and salt and mix till combined. Then add flour and mix till just combined.
  • Add the bag of peanut butter chips and mix on slow till evenly dispersed.
  • Put your cookie batter into a 9x13 buttered dish and bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie, peanut butter
Servings: 20 cookie bars

Please visit the following blogs to see what cookies

they have “brought” to the Christmas Cookie Exchange…

Monday, Dec. 9th

The Everyday Home

Atta Girl Says

Southern Color

All Things Heart and Home

Deja Vue Designs

Shabby Art Boutique



Tuesday, Dec. 10th

Worthing Court

Town and Country Living

Lilacs and Longhorns

Inspiration for Moms

Mrs. Hines Class

Designers Sweet Spot


Wednesday, Dec. 11th

Marty’s Musings

Domestically Speaking

My Soulful Home

Sweet Pea

Our Southern Home

A Delightsome Life


Thursday, Dec. 12th

Cottage at the Crossroads


Major Hoff Takes a Wife

Country Design Style

House on the Way

Fresh Idea Studio


Friday, Dec. 13th

Confessions of a Plate Addict

Stone Gable

Create and Babble

So Much Better With Age

Cupcakes and Crinolines

The Happier Homemaker


  1. 5 stars
    These are the best peanut butter bars ever! You won’t be disappointed! This coming from a person that doesn’t like peanut butter cookies that much

  2. Yum! Love anything peanut butter- it’s one of our food groups- and love the idea of bars – so much quicker than c=scooping out cookies-
    such fun being on tour with you

        1. It’s suppose to be 1/3 cup – sorry about that. I’ve updated it. Thanks for letting me know.

  3. Peanut butter cookies are my all time favorites. First cookie I ever remember help make. These look yummy and soft. Softer than my last peanut butter cookies, they burnt! I ate them anyway. Fun tour! ~Jeanette

  4. I’m definitely saving this recipe and pinning. I love anything peanut butter, and it’s always great to have something different to take to stand out in the field of chocolate chip cookies!

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