Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

Loaded with healthy peanut butter and dark chocolate, these tasty bars give you the energy you need anytime of the day. Wrap them up individually for an easy grab-and-go snack.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup trans fat free margarine
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Lightly coat an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine flours, baking powder and chocolate chips. In another bowl, using a hand mixer, combine egg, sugars, water, oil, vanilla, margarine and peanut butter. With a spatula, gradually fold flour mixture into peanut butter mixture.
  3. Spread mixture evenly into baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the top of the bars looks dry. Cool in pan on a wire rack, then cut into 2-inch squares.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
187
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    9g
    14%
  • Saturated Fat
    3g
    15%
  • Cholesterol
    4mg
    1%
  • Sodium
    110mg
    5%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    53g
    18%
  • Dietary Fiber
    2g
    8%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    3g
    6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.