Bready or Not: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars [cake mix]
This easy-to-make recipe is so good that people won't even know it uses cake mix!
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: bars, cake mix, chocolate
Author: Beth Cato
1box chocolate cake mix15.25 oz
3/4cupunsalted butter melted
1cupcreamy peanut butter
1bag peanut butter and chocolate chipsor 1 cup of each kind of chips
Preheat oven at 350-degrees. Line a 9x13 pan with foil and apply nonstick spray.
In a big bowl, combine the cake mix, melted butter, and milk. Spread half of batter on bottom of the pan. Bake for 15 minutes.
Place peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl and warm to be spreadable. Pour over the baked bottom crust and spread to edges. Sprinkle the peanut butter and chocolate chips on top, followed by dollops of the reserved cake batter. Finish with the chopped peanuts.
Bake for another 20 minutes, until the visible portions of the peanut butter layer look set. Cool completely, refrigerating if desired.
Use foil to lift onto cutting board to slice into bars. Store in a sealed container at room temperature.