Peanut Butter Fingers

Peanut Butter Fingers Recipe
When I was in school, our lunch ladies made these peanut butter fingers every few weeks. We could smell them baking, and everyone would eat school lunch that day. We loved them.
Peanut Butter Fingers
The base is a like what you’d get if a peanut butter cookie and a chewy granola bar got married and had a baby. It’s soft, chewy, and peanut buttery!
The topping is a classic chocolate buttercream frosting, and the two parts compliment each other perfectly! After all, we’re talking about peanut butter and chocolate, and everyone knows they are meant to be together!
Peanut Butter Bar Recipe
Peanut butter fingers are a delicious, and hearty, snack! They’re simple to make, and everyone loves them. Give this recipe a try.

Easy Step-By-Step Instructions for Peanut Butter Fingers

Peanut Butter Fingers
Grease a 17 x 12 x 1 inch baking sheet (or line it with parchment), and preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Peanut Butter Fingers
Whisk together 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, 2 cups rolled oats, ¾ teaspoon baking soda, ½ teaspoon salt, and set aside.
Making Peanut Butter Fingers
In a large mixing bowl, cream together ¾ cup butter (softened), ½ cup granulated sugar, 2 cups brown sugar, and 2 eggs.
Making Peanut Butter Fingers
Add 2 teaspoons vanilla extract and ¾ cup peanut butter (either creamy or chunky), and beat 3 minutes, more.
Peanut Butter Fingers Dough
Combine dry ingredients with wet ingredients, and stir just until combined.
Peanut Butter Fingers Recipe
Dump dough onto prepared baking pan, and use a spatula to gently spread it.
Peanut Butter Bars
Keep it about 1 centimeter from the edges, because it will fill the pan as it bakes. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
Homemade Peanut Butter Fingers
Cool completely on a wire rack.
Frosting for Peanut Butter Bars
When the bars are completely cool, make the frosting by combining 3 cups powdered sugar, ½ cup butter (softened), ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa, 2 tablespoons cream (or milk), ½ teaspoon vanilla, and beating until fluffy and light.
Peanut Butter Bars
Spread it evenly over cooled cookie layer.
Peanut Butter Fingers
Cut into bars (I cut mine 2 x 4 inches-which gives me 24), and …
Peanut Butter Fingers Recipe
… serve.
Peanut Butter Fingers
DELICIOUS!

Free Printable Recipe for Peanut Butter Fingers

Peanut Butter Fingers

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 24

Ingredients

Cookie Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup peanut butter creamy or chuncky
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cream or milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Cookie Directions:

  • Grease a 17 x 12 x 1 inch baking sheet (or line it with parchment), and preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Whisk together flour, oats, baking soda, and salt, and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and eggs. Add peanut butter and vanilla, and beat 3 minutes, more. Mix in dry ingredients, and stir just until combined. Dump dough onto prepared baking pan, and use a spatula to spread to about 1 centimeter from the edges. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.

Frosting Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients, and beat until fluffy and light. Spread evenly over cooled cookie. Cut into rectangles measuring 4 x 2 inches.