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Buddy Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Buddy Bars

Buddy Bars are a delicious peanut butter bar with chocolate chips in the cookie and chocolate chips melted and smoothed over top. Quick, easy, economical!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Cuisine American
Servings 24


  • 1 cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter
  • 6 tbsp. unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour bleached flour toughens cookies
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips divided


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Beat peanut butter and butter until smooth, about 1 minute.
  • Add sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Beat until creamy.
  • Beat in flour and salt.
  • Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips.
  • Spread into 9x13” greased baking pan.
  • Bake about 30 to 40 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  • Immediately sprinkle remaining chips over cookies.
  • Let stand 2-3 minutes.
  • Spread melted chips evenly over top of cookie.
  • Cut into squares when cool.


NOTE: You will just barely have enough icing to frost the top of the bars.
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Keyword brownie, chocolate, chocolate chip cookie, chocolate chips, chocolate dessert, cookie, dessert, peanut butter
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