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Peanut Butter Squares

Yield about 3 dozen


  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6-ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate morsels

How to Make It

  1. Combine peanut butter and butter in a large mixing bowl; beat well. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, beating well. Stir in vanilla.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a small mixing bowl; gradually add to peanut butter mixture, stirring well after each addition. Fold in chocolate morsels.

  3. Spoon mixture into a wellgreased 9-inch square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Cool completely in pan; cut into 1 1/2-inch squares.

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