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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Course Dessert
Servings 24 bars
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • for the chocolate layer
  • 1-18.25 oz. box chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter melted

1 egg for the peanut butter crumble:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x13 baking dish with foil or parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.In large bowl, mix cake mix, butter and egg together until well combined. Press into an even layer into prepared pan. Set aside.Melt peanut butter and butter together in microwave safe bowl until butter has melted completely and peanut butter has softened. Stir in remaining ingredients until oats and flour have been incorporated. Sprinkle over chocolate layer and gently press peanut butter crumble into the chocolate layer. Top with chocolate chunks and bake 25-30 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Enjoy warm or cool completely, remove bars from pan and cut into 24 even squares. Store in air tight container.  

Recipe Notes

-I forgot to mention above that the cake mix I used isn't all that sweet and together with the peanut butter topping doesn't end up being this over the top sweet dessert. Its delicious and I really enjoy my desserts not too sweet. However, if you do like them sweet, use a brownie mix! You'll thank me!