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Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Made with a cake mix short-cut, Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars is an easy crumb bar dessert recipe with a creamy peanut butter and chocolate mixture sandwiched between a cake mix base and topping.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword bars, chocolate, cookies, dessert, oats
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 547kcal


  • 15.25 -ounce package yellow cake mix
  • 6 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 12 ounce pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  •  Combine cake mix, butter, peanut butter, and eggs in a large bowl. Press into a 9x13 cake pan reserving 1 cup to crumble on top. 
  • In a small saucepan, melt chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and butter. Stir until smooth, remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour over cake mixture in pan. Spread evenly. Crumble remaining cake mixture over top. 
  • Bake 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely before cutting into bars.


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Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 438mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 381IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 199mg | Iron: 3mg