Peanut butter cookie bars with Reese’s peanut butter eggs – just like a melt-in-you-mouth peanut butter cookie with an extra peanut butter touchI’ve been meaning to use Reese’s colorful Easter Eggs in baking since I saw them on the shelves just before Valentine’s day. Of course I ate a few bags before I actually used some, but hey, that’s the taste testing part.
These peanut butter cookie bars with Reese’s peanut butter eggs may have a long and sort of complicated name but there’s nothing complicated about making them.
And the taste, mmm, just like a melt-in-your-mouth peanut butter cookie. Soft, crumbly with a strong peanut butter taste and the addition of both peanut butter chocolate eggs and candy peanut butter eggs improves their texture and color.
And since I got a little excited about these Reese’s eggs I used two whole bags. The peanut butter chocolate ones I buried them inside the cookie dough for an extra peanut butter surprise and topped with the colorful ones. All I can say it’s Peanut Butter Lover’s Heaven in one bite.
If you don’t have Reese’s peanut butter eggs on hand you can use the chocolate peanut butter cups or, for a chocolate touch you can use Hershey’s milk chocolate eggs or the Reese’s pieces, like M&M’s. Whatever you choose these peanut butter bars are worth making them. And not only they are irresistible, they are so easy to make.
You start by creaming the butter and peanut butter with the brown sugar until creamy and fluffy, add the eggs and flour and spread the dough in the prepared pan. Add the Reese’s eggs and bake. It’s that simple.
The hardest part? Unwrapping a whole bag of Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs!!!
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