Peanut Butter Blossom Bars

Peanut Butter Blossom Bars are a delightful treat that combines the rich, creamy texture of peanut butter with the sweet allure of chocolate. Imagine a thick, chewy base, reminiscent of classic peanut butter cookies, but more substantial and satisfying in bar form. This base layer is typically made with a mixture of smooth peanut butter, giving it a luxuriously rich flavor, along with flour, butter, and sugar to create a dense yet tender crumb. Some variations might include a touch of vanilla or a pinch of salt to enhance the flavors.

As you move upwards, you’ll often find a layer of chocolate. This can range from a sprinkling of chocolate chips to a full, melt-in-your-mouth layer of milk or dark chocolate, which complements the savory notes of the peanut butter base. The chocolate might be smooth and evenly spread or swirled artistically for a more rustic, homemade appearance.

In some versions of the recipe, there might be additional embellishments. This could include a drizzle of caramel, a sprinkle of sea salt, or a dusting of powdered sugar, each adding an extra layer of complexity to the flavor profile.

The bars are typically baked until they reach a perfect balance of soft and chewy, with the edges slightly crispier than the center. Once cooled, they are cut into squares or rectangles, offering a convenient and delicious treat that’s easy to share. The final product is a harmonious blend of sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy, making Peanut Butter Blossom Bars a favorite for both peanut butter and chocolate lovers.


1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour

2/3 cup of milk chocolate chips

1/2 cup of creamy peanut butter

1/2 cup of brown sugar

1/2 cup of softened unsalted butter

1/2 cup of granulated sugar

1 egg

3/4 teaspoon of baking soda

1/2 teaspoon of baking powder

1/8 teaspoon of salt

24 Hershey’s Kisses


Start by preheating the oven to 350℉ and greasing a 9×13 inch baking dish.

In a large mixing bowl, blend together softened butter, both sugars, peanut butter, and the egg.

Gently mix in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and milk chocolate chips.

Evenly press the dough into the prepared pan and bake for approximately 22 minutes.

Upon removing from the oven, immediately press Hershey’s Kisses onto the top.

Allow to cool, then cut into squares, ensuring each has a Kiss in the center.

Storage Tips:

Advise storing the bars in an airtight container at room temperature, noting they can last up to 5 days.

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