becoming domestic

being domestic is fun. i'm going to randomly post some recipes that i have tried and have worked on my blog. they're fun and tasty. i mean really, you're talking to someone that really loves food.

tonight i went out on a baking adventure and tracked down my FAVORITE peanut butter bar recipe. [thank you mother for the recipe book full of wondeful food!] for anyone with a sweet tooth, i recommend these. they are phenomenal. they make a person's life a bit better.

dig your sweet tooth into these. delicious!

here's the recipe if you would like to indulge.

Peanut Butter Bars

1/2 . butter, softened
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. packed brown sugar
1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. flour
1/2 c. quick cooking oats
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter
2 Tbsp. milk


Cream butter, sugars, and peanut butter in a bowl. Add egg and vanilla. Combine flour, oats, baking soda, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Spread into a greased 9X13 inch pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minute or until lightly browned. Cool 10 minutes. Combine icing ingredients; drizzle over bars.

Note: Add the milk to the icing a little at a time and make sure to stir all ingredients well.

ENJOY, I know I do.