Ok, please tell me I'm not the only one who gets excited when I walk down the candy aisle at CVS and see the fall colored peanut butter cups and M&Ms. They may or may not have a killer deal on Hershey's bagged candy after Extra Care Bucks and a coupon from this Sunday's paper. I was all over that! A bag of the mini Reese Cups and some new Pumpkin Spice Hershey Kisses literally jumped into my cart.
These bars have a distinct brown sugar flavor that I LOVE. I chopped up some Reese Cups, but feel free to use the ones that come unwrapped in the stand-up bags. They were out at my store. :(
Peanut Butter Cup Blondies
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 cups chopped Reese cups, divided
With an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugars. Add eggs one at a time. Stir in peanut butter and vanilla until smooth. Add flour and baking powder and stir until well combined. Gently fold in 1 1/2 cups chopped Reese cups. Spread batter into a greased 9x13 pan. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup Reese cups over top. Bake at 350 for 25 - 30 minutes.