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Nutter Butter Bars

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.



Nutter Butter Bars are the perfect treat for peanut butter and chocolate lovers.

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

These tasty dessert bars are made with Nutter Butter cookies.

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

This peanut butter bar recipe takes about forty-five minutes to prepare and then at least two hours to set.

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

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To make these Nutter Butter bars, I started by lining a 9 x 9 inch baking pan with parchment paper and sprayed it well with cooking spray.

parchment paper lined baking pan

Then I dumped some light brown sugar into a large mixing bowl.

brown sugar in a mixing bowl

I added some melted butter and an egg to the bowl.

melted butter, egg and light brown sugar

I stirred the ingredients together well.

brown sugar, melted butter and egg mixture

Then I added some vanilla extract to the bowl.

vanilla extract added to brown sugar, melted butter and egg mixture

I also added some salt and smooth peanut butter to the bowl.

peanut butter added to brown sugar, melted butter, egg and vanilla extract mixture

I stirred all of the ingredients together until smooth.

brown sugar, peanut butter, melted butter and egg mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I added some all purpose flour to the bowl.

flour added to a mixing bowl with a peanut butter, butter and sugar mixture in a mixing bowl

I placed some Nutter Butter cookies in a ziploc bag.

Nutter Butter cookies in a ziploc bag

I used a rolling pin to crush the cookies.

crushed Nutter Butter cookies in a ziploc bag

Then I added the crushed cookies to the mixing bowl.

crushed Nutter Butter cookies added to a mixing bowl with flour and peanut butter mixture

I stirred all of the ingredients together well.

peanut butter blondie batter in a mixing bowl

Then I poured the mixture into the parchment lined baking pan and spread it out evenly.

peanut butter blondie batter in a baking pan

I placed the baking pan in the oven and baked the blondies until a toothpick inserted into the center came up with just a few crumbs.

peanut butter blondies in a pan after baking

I set the pan aside while I prepared the chocolate topping.

I dumped some butter into a saucepan over medium heat.

butter in a saucepan

Once the butter was melted, I added some granulated sugar to the pan.

granulated sugar added to a saucepan with melted butter

I stirred the butter and sugar together well.

butter and sugar being stirred together in a saucepan

I left the butter and sugar mixture to continue cooking, stirring occasionally for three minutes.

Then I added some heavy cream to the pot.

heavy cream added to saucepan with melted butter and sugar mixture

I stirred well and brought the mixture to a boil.

butter, sugar and cream mixture coming to a boil in a saucepan

Then I removed the saucepan from the heat.

I added some semi sweet chocolate chips to the pan.

semi sweet chocolate chips added to a saucepan with a cream, butter and sugar mixture

I stirred until all of the chocolate chips were completely melted.

Then I poured the mixture over the peanut butter blondies in the baking pan.

I spread the chocolate mixture out evenly.

melted chocolate mixture on top of peanut butter blondies in a baking pan

Then I placed some Nutter Butter cookies on top and gently pressed them down into the chocolate.

Nutter Butter cookies on top of chocolate and peanut butter blondies in a baking pan

I left the Nutter Butter bars to set at room temperature for two hours.

After two hours I used the parchment paper to lift the peanut butter bars out of the baking pan.

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

Then I sliced and served the bars.

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

If you are looking for a simple but impressive chocolate and peanut butter dessert recipe, then you need to try these Nutter Butter Bars!

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make These Nutter Butter Bars:

  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg, large
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp sal
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 21 Nutter Butter cookies

Chocolate Topping

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Nutter Butter Bars:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Line a 9 x 9 inch baking pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Dump the brown sugar, melted butter and egg into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Stir the ingredients together well.
  5. Add the vanilla extract, salt and peanut butter to the bowl.
  6. Stir well again.
  7. Add the all purpose flour to the bowl.
  8. Place 12 of the Nutter Butter cookies into a large ziploc bag and crush them with a rolling pin.
  9. Add the crushed cookies to the mixing bowl.
  10. Stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  11. Dump the mixture into the parchment lined baking pan and spread it out evenly.
  12. Place the pan in the oven and bake until a toothpick inserted near the center comes up with just a few crumbs. 12 – 15 minutes.
  13. Remove the pan from the oven and set it aside while you prepare the chocolate topping.
  14. Add the butter to a saucepan over medium heat.
  15. Once the butter is melted add the granulated sugar to the pan.
  16. Stir well and leave the butter and sugar to continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes.
  17. Then add the heavy cream to the pan and stir well.
  18. Bring the mixture to a boil, and then remove the pan from the heat.
  19. Add the chocolate chips to the pan.
  20. Stir until the chocolate chips are completely melted.
  21. Pour the chocolate over the peanut butter bars in the pan and spread it out evenly.
  22. Place the remaining 9 Nutter Butter cookies on top of the chocolate layer and gently press them down into the chocolate.
  23. Leave the bars to set at room temperature for at least 2 hours.
  24. Use the parchment paper to lift the bars from the pan.
  25. Slice, serve and enjoy!
Yield: 9 x 9 inch pan

Nutter Butter Bars

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

Nutter Butter Bars are a delicious dessert recipe with a layer of chewy peanut butter blondies topped with creamy chocolate and Nutter Butter cookies.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Setting Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg, large
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp sal
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 21 Nutter Butter cookies

Chocolate Topping

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Line a 9 x 9 inch baking pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Dump the brown sugar, melted butter and egg into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Stir the ingredients together well.
  5. Add the vanilla extract, salt and peanut butter to the bowl.
  6. Stir well again.
  7. Add the all purpose flour to the bowl.
  8. Place 12 of the Nutter Butter cookies into a large ziploc bag and crush them with a rolling pin.
  9. Add the crushed cookies to the mixing bowl.
  10. Stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  11. Dump the mixture into the parchment lined baking pan and spread it out evenly.
  12. Place the pan in the oven and bake until a toothpick inserted near the center comes up with just a few crumbs. 12 - 15 minutes.
  13. Remove the pan from the oven and set it aside while you prepare the chocolate topping.
  14. Add the butter to a saucepan over medium heat.
  15. Once the butter is melted add the granulated sugar to the pan.
  16. Stir well and leave the butter and sugar to continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes.
  17. Then add the heavy cream to the pan and stir well.
  18. Bring the mixture to a boil, and then remove the pan from the heat.
  19. Add the chocolate chips to the pan.
  20. Stir until the chocolate chips are completely melted.
  21. Pour the chocolate over the peanut butter bars in the pan and spread it out evenly.
  22. Place the remaining 9 Nutter Butter cookies on top of the chocolate layer and gently press them down into the chocolate.
  23. Leave the bars to set at room temperature for at least 2 hours.
  24. Use the parchment paper to lift the bars from the pan.
  25. Slice, serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 439Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 209mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 1gSugar: 28gProtein: 5g

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