Loaded with peanut butter and dark chocolate, these tasty chocolate peanut butter bars give you the energy you need anytime. These bars are an easy grab-and-go snack.
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
3/4 cup light brown sugar
2 Tbsp granulated sugar
2 Tbsp water
2 tsp canola oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup trans fat free margarine
1/2 cup peanut butter
- Preheat oven to 325°. Lightly coat an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
- In a small bowl, combine flours, baking powder and chocolate chips. In another bowl, using a hand mixer, combine egg, sugars, water, oil, vanilla, margarine and peanut butter. With a spatula, gradually fold flour mixture into peanut butter mixture.
- Spread mixture evenly into baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the top of the bars looks dry. Cool in pan on a wire rack, then cut into 2-inch squares.
Serving size: 1 bar
Per Serving: Calories: 187, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 4mg, Sodium: 110mg, Carbohydrates: 53g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 3g
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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017
Editorial Review: Judy Capodanno, Health eCooking Editorial Director, Baldwin Publishing, Inc. Contact Editor
Dietary Review: Jane Schwartz, RD