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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Bars


  • 1/2 c. butter plus 8 Tbsp , at room temperature
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/3 c. flour
  • 4 Honey Maid graham crackers crushed up into crumbs
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c. creamy Skippy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 c. milk chocolate chips


  • Cream together 1/2 c. butter, sugar, and brown sugar in a stand mixer until smooth. Add egg and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together graham cracker crumbs, flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • Slowly add the dry mixture to the wet mixture on low speed until combined.
  • Spread dough into a greased 9x9 glass baking dish. Bake 20 minutes at 350°, or until lightly golden on top. Allow to cool.
  • Using an electric hand mixer, mix peanut butter, powdered sugar, and 4 Tbsp butter together. Press evenly onto cookie layer.
  • Place chocolate chips and 4 Tbsp butter in a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds, stir, heat for 30 more seconds, and stir again till smooth and melted. Pour over peanut butter layer.
  • Allow to cool completely. Cut into bars to serve.