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Buckeye Doughnut Holes

Ohioans LOVE their buckeyes! They are in just about every candy shop and on every homemade sweets tray. I've taken that Ohio favorite and combined it with one of our family's favorites—doughnut holes! These balls of fried dough are filled with peanut butter cream and coated in chocolate to look just like buckeye candies. —Rebecca Woollands, No Ridgeville, Ohio

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

These chewy bars are the perfect no-fuss contribution to a potluck or bake sale. I’ve discovered the trick is to...


Peanut Butter Blondies

The kids I baby-sit for love these moist chewy bars. There's plenty of peanut butter flavor plus a yummy chocolate...


Brownie Mallow Bars

From Lees Summit, Missouri, Stacy Butler notes, "These yummy bars are a hit wherever I take them." A brownie mix...


Triple-Layer Pretzel Brownies

Think of a brownie pie with a pretzel crust and peanut butter-chocolate topping. Now stop thinking about it and make...


Chewy Surprise Cookies

"With four daughters, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, I've baked lots of cookies," notes Lavon Timken of Cimmaron, Kansas. "This...

Peanut Butter-Graham Snack Mix

Rich and sweet, this makes a can’t-stop-eating-it treat! Kids of all ages will enjoy munching when the
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Behr Track Cookie Bars

The holidays are the perfect time to indulge in these ooey-gooey, salty-sweet peanut butter bars. A lot of people comment...


Frosted Peanut Butter Bars

These sweet, chewy peanut butter bars are a great no-fuss treat to bring to a potluck or bake sale. A...

Family-Favorite Peanut Butter Cake

My grandmother and aunts made this for family gatherings to go along with fresh homemade ice cream. I now share...


Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Filling

I'm a chocoholic and my kids love peanut butter, so a sweet slice of this cake is a real treat...


Peanut Butter-Hazelnut Brownies

Over the years I’d been adding this and that to my basic brownie recipe—and then I came up with this...


Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

My secret to these rich no-bake bites? Pretzels in the crust. They add a salty crunch to the classic peanut...


Frosted Peanut Butter Fingers

I first learned about these quick crowd-pleasers from a next-door neighbor when I sniffed the delightful aroma of a batch...

Chewy Peanut Butter Pan Squares

With seven of us in our family, including two teenage boys, these peanut butter squares never last long! It's hard...


Peanut Butter Brownie Bars

A brownie mix base makes this a simple treat that will appeal to adults and children alike. Creamy peanut butter,...


Peanut Bars

With peanut butter in both the batter and frosting, plus chopped nuts sprinkled on top, these treats have triple the...


Layered Peanut Butter Brownies

The combination of chocolate and peanut butter makes these brownies a real crowd pleaser. They're so good that they won...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Pizza

This is probably the most unusual "pizza" you'll ever see! It's a great dessert for kids, although adults snap it...


Peanut Butter Cereal Treats

Kids will love these colorful, crunchy bars. They’re a fun twist on the traditional marshmallow crispy treats…and because they’re so...


Peanut-Filled Devil’s Food Cupcakes

This recipe features a luscious peanut butter filling surrounded by devil's food and then iced with a rich layer of...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

My husband and I have two sons, and I sent these peanut butter brownies to them regularly when they were...


Glazed Peanut Butter Bars

Memories of lunchtime at school and my Aunt Shelly's kitchen come to mind when I bite into these sweet, chewy...

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Homemade Candy Bars

Reports Karen Grant of Tulare, California, "I enter these treats, which are similar to Kit Kat bars, at the fair...