Bake Sale Golden Peanut Butter Bars

If you like peanut butter and need a good recipe to bring to a bake sale, this is what you need. Store covered at room temperature.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
30 bars


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • ½ cup cold butter

  • 1 cup finely chopped peanuts

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Combine flour, brown sugar, and egg in a large bowl. Cut in butter until mixture appears crumbly. Stir in chopped peanuts.

  3. Set 2 cups of the peanut crumble aside. Press remaining mixture into a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  4. Bake crust in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 15 minutes.

  5. Beat condensed milk, peanut butter, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl. Spread over the prepared crust. Top with reserved peanut crumble.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 25 minutes. Cool before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

177 Calories
9g Fat
21g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 177
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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