Valentine's Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars + Kitchen Aid Mixer Giveaway
Serves: 12 bars
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • Granulated sugar for dusting (optional)
  1. Line a 8.5 X 4.5” loaf pan with parchment paper. Spray lightly with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In the bottom of a stand-mixer, beat butter brown sugar, confectioners’ sugar and salt until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Add peanut butter, and mix until combined.
  3. Transfer to the prepared pan, and spread evenly. Chill in the freezer for 45 minutes.
  4. While the peanut butter mixture is chilling, melt chocolate in a microwave safe bowl in 20 second intervals until melted, make sure to stir in between intervals.
  5. Remove from freezer and cut into desired shape (either bars or with a cookie cutter). Place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Spread chocolate evenly over peanut butter. Sprinkle with sugar if desired. Chill for 2-3 hours, or pop in the freezer for 30 minutes.
Recipe by Cooking for Keeps at