Lunch Ladies Peanut Butter Bars

Recipe by Narshmellow

I absolutely loved School Lunch Peanut Butter Bars growing up. When I did a project for the Lunch Ladies in the School District where I live some years ago I literally begged them for the recipe. They were kind enough to supply me with the real deal.

Top Review by wbz1221

I love peanut butter bars! They are probably the most addicting thing in the world. For those that are looking for a frosting recipe-the best I've found (that matches the old school lunch bars) is the one on the back of the Hershey's cocoa can. I also add a couple drops of butter flavoring from the candy making aisle. It gets rid of that weird, missing something taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream first three ingredients together.
  2. Add the vanilla, eggs and peanut butter and combine.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix together.
  4. Spread dough on a greased sheet cake pan, 18"x13".
  5. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. While hot spread with 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter on top. (this is not listed above).
  7. Cool so that the peanut butter has become solid again then spread chocolate frosting on top and cut into bars. (also not listed above).

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