Decadent Cinnamon Peanut Butter Bars

Nov 03

I am finally back home after a solid two weeks on the road for work. I spent a week in Texas and then a couple days in both Colorado and Utah. I loved exploring parts of the country where I haven’t spent too much time. I ate my way throughout these states, but I feel like I rolled my way home.
Cinnamon Peanut Butter Bars - Food Ramblings
So when it came to the Secret Recipe Club this month, I was going to look for a healthy recipe. Then I found these decadent cinnamon peanut butter bars from Wild Flour’s Kitchen. Healthy can wait until next week. After making them, the name holds up– they are super decadent and sooooo good!

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  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • Prep time: 5 min
  • Cook time: 20-25 min
  • Servings: about 20 bars
  • Difficulty: easy


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9x13 pan with cooking spray and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth. Whisk the dry ingredients in a separate small bowl to combine. Add to butter mixture and mix until moistened. Mix in peanut butter.

Spread into baking pan.


Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until it is set in the center. Cool completely and cut into bars.


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Comments: 20

  1. Kelly Nov 03 at 10:01 am Reply

    Thanks for making my recipe! Glad you enjoyed! :)

  2. Lesa @ Edesia's Notebook Nov 03 at 5:18 pm Reply

    Oh yummy!

  3. Anna Nov 03 at 7:18 pm Reply

    Peanut butter and cinnamon together? These do sound yummy!

    • Elizabeth Nov 06 at 5:36 am Reply

      It was a great combination!

  4. LeAndra Nov 03 at 8:45 pm Reply

    Glad you are back! I am even more glad you picked a sweet recipe!

    • Elizabeth Nov 06 at 5:36 am Reply

      Thanks so much LeAndra!

  5. Jane, The Heritage Cook Nov 03 at 8:48 pm Reply

    These look and sound wonderful. Great choice Elizabeth! And thank you for the great recipe I made from your blog this month. We loved your amazing chocolate waffles!! :-)

    • Elizabeth Nov 06 at 5:36 am Reply

      Thanks Jane- I’m so glad you enjoyed the waffles!

  6. chitchatchomp Nov 04 at 11:10 pm Reply

    Anything with peanut butter makes me drool. :)

    • Elizabeth Nov 06 at 5:35 am Reply

      I’m a peanut butter fiend too!

  7. sarah k @ the pajama chef Nov 05 at 11:47 am Reply

    oh yum. can’t go wrong with peanut butter in a dessert!

    • Elizabeth Nov 06 at 5:35 am Reply

      Absolutely agree!

  8. Carol at Wild Goose Tea Nov 05 at 7:08 pm Reply

    I love bar cookies. Of course peanut butter is awesome!

    • Elizabeth Nov 06 at 5:35 am Reply

      Thanks Carol :)

  9. Trisha Nov 06 at 6:24 am Reply

    Thats a great pick for the reveal. And you are 100% correct, healthy can wait for a week 😉

  10. sara Nov 08 at 9:19 am Reply

    Oooh, yum! These look awesome. Love it!

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