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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars are stacked three high and are front and center. Peanuts sprinkled on the right, a clear glass bowl of peanut butter on the left and a small bowl of chocolate chips behind.
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5 from 3 votes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars are the ultimate satisfaction when you take a bite of these soft and crunchy peanut butter bars.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Bars
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 Bars
Calories 206kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons dairy free butter, melted, that's 1 ½ sticks
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup organic granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flax seed meal, mixed with 3 tablespoons water, this becomes an egg substitute
  • cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 10 ounces to 12 ounces vegan semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup peanuts, chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. 
  • Lay a piece of parchment paper across and over two opposite edges of a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.  This will help you remove the bars from the pan.
  • In a medium-size bowl, mix together the flours, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a large bowl, combine the melted butter and the sugars. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed and smooth.
  • Beat in the egg substitute, peanut butter, and vanilla. Beat well.
  • Add the flour and mix by hand until just combined.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips and peanuts.
  • Turn into the prepared baking pan, smoothing out the top. Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack.
  • Lift with the foil overhanging “handles” and place on a cutting board. Cut into 24 bars.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.6mg