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[Cookie Elf File] Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Squares from the Pillsbury Bake-Off
April 12, 2016
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Feature: Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Squares

Make This Pillsbury Bake-Off Favorite with just 4 Ingredients

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Just four ingredients? Yes! Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Squares are the ultimate easy cookie recipe. The bar cookies come together in less than ten minutes.

Layers: they give this bar cookie its intrigue. The inner filling is like a peanut butter truffle – a whipped, smooth filling that holds its form – sandwiched between two layers of classic chocolate chip cookie dough.

It’s easy to see why these cookies were a favorite recipe from the iconic Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest #38 in 1998.

Prep time: <10 minutes
Bake time: 30-35 minutes
Makes about 16 bars

Get the full recipe for Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Squares – and be sure to check out other The Elf’s Easy Cookie Recipes on The Elf’s Pinterest board.

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