Get a glass of milk ready for these unbelievably rich bars.

Ingredients

Bars

  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter (crunchy or creamy)
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup Sephra Belgian Milk Chocolate chips
 

Frosting

  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk

Preparation

Bars

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cream together sugar, peanut butter, and shortening in a large mixing bowl. Add milk, eggs, and vanilla and mix again. Slowly incorporate dry ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Spread evenly in greased 9x13 glass pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Do not over bake.

While bars are still warm, sprinkle chocolate chips on top, spreading them into a thin, even layer as they melt. Refrigerate until chocolate is hardened.

Frosting

Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl until smooth. Spread layer of frosting over hardened chocolate. Top with grated Sephra chocolate if desired.

Yield: 16 bars