Peanut Butter Cookie Bars



Ingredients~


  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (use dark if you love intense flavors)
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp canola oil 
  • 1 egg or egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter  (you decide whether you prefer creamy or chunky)
  • 1/2 butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips



Directions~


  • Preheat oven to 325F
  • Lightly coat 8" pan w/ cooking spray or butter
  • Using a large bowl and electric mixer on medium, combine sugars, oil, egg, vanilla, peanut butter, margarine and water.
  • In different bowl, hand mix flours, baking powder and chocolate chips
  • Fold dry mixture into wet mixture
  • Spread mixture into pan
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or when tops of cookie bars look dry
  • Keep in pan while cooling
  • Once cooled completely, cut into squares. Two inch squares makes 16 bars
  • Eat!

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