I’m going to go ahead and throw it out there…Kensington and I have named these Buttery Peep Bars our very favorite bar. Ever.
You probably need a minute.
The real problem is…how are we going to make them once Peep season is over?! Because now that we’ve had them, there is no going back. These bars slice like a brownie, but they’re buttery like a shortbread cookie with a hint of pink and creamy goodness from our Peeps. You need to make these before Easter gets here!!
This recipe makes one batch of bars in a 9×13 baking dish.
1 cup of butter
3/4 cup of white chocolate chips
2 cups of sugar
2 cups flour
pinch of salt
1 package of Peeps (I used 15 Peeps)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease (I used Pam) a 9×13 baking dish. Set aside.
In a microwavable bowl, melt your butter and white chocoalte chips together stopping to stir every 30 seconds. Once melted, set aside to cool slightly.
In a mixing bowl, beat your eggs with your sugar. Next, beat in your melted white chocolate/butter mixture. Then, beat in your flour followed by your salt. (Try not to over-mix the batter. Just beat until everything is incorporated.) Pour half of this mixture down into your prepared baking dish, and then place your Peeps on top. Next, pour the other half down over your peeps (the batter is thick, so I dolloped it on and then smoothed it around with my spatula).
Pop this in the oven and bake about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Remove bars from oven and cool just slightly before enjoying.
Here’s a picture of what mine looked like before I added the second layer of batter…
…I promise you friends, you will be making these on repeat!
Happy (almost!) Easter!