Peanut Butter Reese’s Pieces Shortbread Bars: delicious, easy melt in your mouth shortbread!
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One day it’s a lemon dessert I crave and the next day I am drooling over these peanut butter shortbread bars.
Not just any old peanut butter cookies. Buttery, peanut butter, crunchy, melt in your mouth shortbread bars! Oh, and filled to the max with mini Reese’s Pieces.
Have you seen these minis yet? I found mine in the baking aisle. You could totally add regular Reese’s Pieces if you prefer, or can’t find the minis!
How to make Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies
These are quite easy to make too.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a mixing bowl, beat butter with powdered sugar for about 3 minutes. Beat in flour, salt, and peanut butter. Mixture will be crumbly.
Add in milk and mix with hands.
Dump mixture (still crumbly) onto parchment paper. Use hands to knead and shape cookie dough into a 12×10 rectangle.
Press peanut butter candies into the top of the dough.
Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cut immediately while warm, then cool completely.
How to store Shortbread Bars
Once cooled, you can store these at room temperature in an airtight container for up to one week.
You can freeze shortbread bars too.
After cooling, slide into ziploc freezer bag and freeze cookies for up to 3 months for best results.
Thaw at room temperature before eating. ENJOY.
More Peanut Butter recipes
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Delicious white chocolate cupcakes with a peanut butter swirled frosting! Inspired by a white chocolate Reese’s!
Make your own Peanut Butter granola bars! These are no-bake delicious!
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Recipe originally published April 1, 2013