Peanutty Chewy Bars Recipe
SKILL LEVEL : Beginner
|1 1/4 cups||all-purpose flour (300 mL)|
|2/3 cup||granulated sugar (150 mL)|
|1/3 cup||HERSHEY'S Cocoa (75 mL)|
|1/4 cup||packed light brown sugar (50 mL)|
|1 tsp||baking powder (5 mL)|
|1/4 tsp||salt (1 mL)|
|1/2 cup||butter or margarine (125 mL)|
|2||eggs, slightly beaten (2)|
|1 3/4 cups||CHIPITS REESE Peanut Butter Chips (300 g)|
|1 can||sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (300 mL)|
|1 cup||sweetened flaked coconut (250 mL)|
- 1. Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease 13 x 9-inch (33 x 23 cm) baking pan.
2. In large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, brown sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
3. Add butter; cut in with pastry blender or with hands until mixture is well blended, resembling coarse crumbs. Add eggs; mix well. Spoon mixture into prepared pan, pressing firmly onto bottom of pan.
4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture is set. Remove from oven; sprinkle peanut butter chips on top. Drizzle sweetened condensed milk evenly over chips; top with coconut. Return to oven; bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned on top. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.
Makes about 24 bars.