I first discovered cookie bark or also known as cookie brittle several months ago. Let me just warn you – it is addicting. Just remember, I warned you!
So I couldn’t leave well enough alone and decided to try out Chocolate Chip Cookie Bark. It was pretty much a home run too. I have always been a fan of thin, crispy cookies and cookie bark is just that!
So last week when I was having a peanut butter cookie craving I decided to try out a batch of peanut butter cookie bark. I had a bag of Reese’s pieces in the cupboard and decided they would be perfect in the peanut butter cookie bark.
I added peanut butter into the dough, used Reese’s Pieces and then added peanut butter into the chocolate drizzle too – triple peanut butter goodness.
The trick with cookie brittle is to get the dough spread thin. I use my big jelly roll size cookie sheet that measures 10 x 15. Press it in nice and even and smooth. If you find that after you pull it out of the oven and it cools a bit and it isn’t crisp enough to break into pieces, put it back into the oven for a few minutes to crisp it up a bit. You want to be able to break it like brittle.
Before breaking it into pieces drizzle it with some melted chocolate chips with peanut butter mixed in.
If you don’t have Reese’s Pieces it would be yummy with peanut butter chips or even chocolate chips.
Thinking this would be a perfect treat for all those upcoming Halloween festivities!
For some of my other favorite peanut butter treats check out these:
- 1 C butter, softened
- 2 tsp vanilla
- ½ C sugar
- ½ C brown sugar
- 2 C flour
- ¼ tsp salt
- ⅓ C peanut butter
- 1 C Reese's Pieces or peanut butter chips
- ½ C chocolate chips
- 2 Tbsp peanut butter
- Mix together butter, vanilla, peanut butter, salt and sugars until blended.
- Add in flour, chips and mix.
- Press into an ungreased 15 x 10 jelly roll style cookie sheet.
- Bake at 375 for 15 minutes or until golden brown and crisp
- If it is not crisp enough return to the oven for another few minutes
- Melt chocolate chips in microwave and stir in peanut butter.
- After cookie bark is cool, drizzle with melted chocolate. After chocolate sets up break into pieces.