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Peanut Butter-Bacon Bars

(6 Votes)
Updated May 17, 2018
Peanut Butter-Bacon Bars
SERVES
16
COOK TIME
25 Min

Your gang is going to go hog wild over our easy recipe for Peanut Butter-Bacon Bars. Imagine teaming the tastes of these two favorites in one awesome snack bar! You'll be a hero!

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10 bacon slices, crisply cooked and crumbled, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts, divided
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8- x 8-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and butter until creamy. Beat in peanut butter, egg, and vanilla. Add flour, baking soda, and salt; mix well. Stir in 1/2 cup bacon and 1/3 cup peanuts. Spread into prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Return to oven and bake 1 additional minute.
  4. Immediately spread melted chocolate over top. Sprinkle with the remaining bacon and peanuts. Let cool completely, then cut into squares.

Notes

Want more crunchy, sweet, and salty treats for game day? Check out these yummy game day desserts!

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 16

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 291
  • Calories from Fat 147
  • Total Fat 16g 25 %
  • Saturated Fat 6.7g 34 %
  • Trans Fat 0.2g 0 %
  • Protein 7.1g 14 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 34mg 11 %
  • Sodium 337mg 14 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 31g 10 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6 %
  • Sugars 19g 0 %
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Hubby watched this on TV and his eyes lit up! He turned and said now THAT sounds good Ha Ha sugar fat bacon chocolate not to mention peanuts which gives him gout what's not to like??? but I'll will try it at least once have to have something really naughty once in awhile.. it sounds HMmmmmmmmmmmmmm SOOOOO GOOD

I will try this, since bacon is so popular now. And I'm sorry, I mean no offence when I say this, but the food police on food websites are getting to be too much! They see a recipe they know has to be fattening, high in cholesterol, etc., and then feel compelled to make us all aware of how terrible that recipe is, then rate it with a low rating when they wouldn't even dream of making it, let alone tasting it! Please don't! It's very annoying and it doesn't accomplish anything other than make you obnoxious! It's not so much WHAT you eat, as it is how MUCH you eat! Besides, Fast food is the real problem... If you must police, please go police the patrons at Fast Food restaurants. Thank you.

Can the real bacon pieces that you find in the salad dressing aisle be substituted?

They sure can! Enjoy!

I've made these several times and taken to barbeques and parties...they were a hit!!! The bacon flavor is NOT overpowering...a crowd FAVORITE!!!

I bet these taste great, but with high cholestrol, I bet they're a heart attack ready to happen.

so eat one and let us know!!

Sweet and savory and bacon and peanut butter---YUMMMMM!!

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