Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 & 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2  tablespoons sugar
  • 35 milk chocolate candy kisses

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 13×9 inch pan with aluminum foil, leaving a 1- inch overhang; Set aside.

2. Combine brown sugar, margarine, and peanut butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often,until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips.

3. Pat dough into prepared pan. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately press evenly spaced chocolate candies into warm bars. Cool completely.Remove bars from pan using edges of foil: Cut into bars.cutting between candies.   yield : 35 bars

About Peggy

Peggy Chaney was best known as cook and co-owner of Peggy's Restaurant in Kings Mountain, North Carolina (which she and her sister, Loretta, ran for over two decades). You can find her pages on Google+, Twitter and Facebook. One of eleven siblings, she was the daughter of a Baptist preacher, and was well remembered for her kind spirit and regard for others. Her genuine warmth and grace is sorely missed.

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