Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars (made with cake mix!)


I think it’s safe to assume that we all prefer to make our desserts from scratch. However sometimes we don’t have much time or we just want to try something new, which is how I discovered this recipe. It starts out with a simple cake mix, but it doesn’t finish there. I mean, there is peanut butter. And condensed milk. And chocolate, so much chocolate.

The fact that it’s so quick and simple is just an additional bonus.


Seriously, I tried this recipe because I was curious, but I didn’t expect much. I mean, cake mix? Come on. I’m so glad these bars proved me wrong! I’ve made them twice in the last couple of days and I won’t be stopping there.

I especially loved what’s happening in the middle there -– so yummy. Try it and see for yourself 😉


Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

  • Servings: 9 generous squares
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Source: adapted from The Girl Who Ate Everything  


  • ½ package of plain yellow cake mix (about 9 oz)
  • 1/2 stick butter, melted
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 6oz chocolate chips
  • ½ can sweetened condensed milk (about 7 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. In a big bowl, combine the cake mix with melted butter, peanut butter, and the egg. Press the dough into greased (or lined with parchment paper) 9×9 baking dish, reserving ¾ cup of it to crumble on top.
  2. In a small pot melt chocolate chips with condensed milk and a tablespoon of butter. Pour the mixture over the dough, and crumble the reserved ¾ cup of the dough on top.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until beginning to brown.

źródło: zaadaptowano z The Girl Who Ate Everything


  • 260 gram kruchego ciasta w proszku (ok. połowa opakowania)
  • 50 gram masła, rozpuszczonego
  • 100 gram masła orzechowego
  • 1 jajko
  • 200 gram pokrojonej czekolady
  • 200 gram słodzonego mleka skondensowanego
  • 1 łyżka masła


  1. W dużej misce wymieszaj proszek na ciasto z torebki, rozpuszczone masło, masło orzechowe, i jajko. Wyłóż ciasto do natłuszczonej (lub wyłożonej papierem do pieczenia) foremki 20x20cm, jednak zachowaj ok. ¾ szklanki ciasta.
  2. W garnuszku rozpuść czekoladę z mlekiem skondensowanym i łyżką masła. Wylej tę masę na ciasto w foremce. Pokrusz pozostałe ¾ szklanki ciasta na czekoladową masę.
  3. Piecz przez 20-25 minut, aż ciasto zacznie brązowieć.


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