Peanut butter crunchies

By Drum Digital
17 November 2015

Preparation: 10 min

Baking: 35 min

Makes 16

250 ml (1 c) flour

2,5 ml (½ t) baking powder

1 ml (¼ t) bicarbonate of soda

pinch of salt

125 ml (½ c) crunchy peanut butter

60 g butter

200 ml (¾ c) brown sugar

80 ml (? c) castor sugar

2 eggs

5 ml (1 t) vanilla essence

125 ml (½ c) nuts, chopped

125 ml (½ c) chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Line a square baking pan with baking paper, overlapping the sides.

1. Mix the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a bowl. In another big bowl beat the peanut butter and butter until smooth. Add the sugars and beat until well blended. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.

2. Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture and add the nuts and chocolate. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 35 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack, then cut into squares.

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