Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

Recipe by Bonnie G 2
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bars:
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a large cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
  • Mix together dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • Whisk together ½ cup milk, vanilla extract, eggs. Set aside.
  • In a saucepan, melt 1 cup (2 sticks) of butter and 1 cup peanut butter, bring to a boil. Remove from heat and slowly add flour mixture, followed by milk and egg mixture. Mix until well combined.
  • Pour batter onto cookie sheet, spreading batter evenly to edges. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting.
  • Frosting:
  • In a saucepan, bring 1 stick butter and ½ cup peanut butter to a boil. Add 2 tablespoons milk and slowly mix in powdered sugar until well combined. Pour frosting over cake, spreading evenly to edges. Allow frosting to cool and set before serving.
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