Peanut Butter Bites

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 719
Yield: 36


1/2 cup creamy or crunchy peanut butter
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped peanuts, plus more for garnish
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar


Heat oven to 350°. Line a 9x13-inch baking pan with foil; generously coat with nonstick cooking spray.

In medium-size bowl, beat together peanut butter and butter. Beat in sugar until well blended; beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour, baking powder, and salt. Add peanuts (mixture will be stiff). Press batter evenly into prepared pan. Bake in 350° oven 30 minutes or until bar pulls away from sides of pan. Let cool completely in pan on wire rack.

In medium-size bowl, beat together peanut butter, butter, and confectioners' sugar until smooth and fluffy. Spread over top of cooled Bar. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts, if desired, and cut into 36 rectangles.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 719
Calories from Fat: 283

This Peanut Butter Bites recipe is from the Best of the Best from the East Coast Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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