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Valentine Peanut Butter Cookie Bars
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Valentine Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

Peanut Butter Cookie Bars full of M&Ms and smooth and creamy peanut butter are a fantastic treat idea for Valentine's Day. If you know someone who adores peanut butter then this is the recipe that you need to bookmark. Baking sweet treats for the loved ones in your life is the easy way to let them know how much you love them.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter cookie bars
Servings: 16
Author: Jill

Ingredients

  • ½ C unsalted butter softened
  • ½ C creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 C light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 C flour
  • 1 C Valentines M&M’s
  • ¾ C Valentines Sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x9 baking pan with parchment paper
  • Using a large bowl, beat together the butter, peanut butter, sugar, vanilla, and egg until combined and smooth
  • Gradually beat in the flour until combined and a soft dough forms
  • Fold in ¾ C of the M&M’s and ½ C of the sprinkles
  • Press the dough into the baking pan
  • Sprinkle the remaining M&M’s and sprinkles onto the top of the batter
  • Place into the oven and bake for 24-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Allow cooling completely before cutting into bars