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Fudge Topped Peanut Butter Chip Blondies

Details

Time
4 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
24 bars

This peanut butter fudge bar recipe features a delicious chocolate twist. A rich layer of chocolate fudge and chopped peanuts rests atop a peanut butter blondie base for a unique blend of classic flavors.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
30 minutes
COOK TIME
10 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes
Chill Time
3 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract, divided
  • 2-1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1-2/3 cups
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (12 oz pkg.)
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk (14 oz) (not evaporated milk)
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped peanuts
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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
baking pan 13x9x2-inch baking pan
bowl bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
wire rack wire rack
refrigerator refrigerator
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2

Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture, blending well. Stir in peanut butter chips. Spread batter into prepared pan.

3

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden. Shortly before end of baking time, melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk in heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until chips are melted. Remove from heat; stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Spread evenly over baked blondies. Sprinkle with peanuts; press down lightly. Cool.

4

Refrigerate about 3 hours or until firm. Cut into bars. Store covered at room temperature. About 24 blondies.

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