Peanut Butter Espresso Bars

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp unsalted butter 
  • 2 cups dark chocolate chips 
  • 1.5 cups cocoa powder
  • 1.5 cups granulated sugar 
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup softened peanut butter 
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar 

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line 9×13” baking pan with parchment paper.


2. Over low heat melt butter and chocolate chips. When melted, mix in espresso powder.

3. Sift cocoa powder into chocolate mixture.


4. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk flower and salt together. Set aside.


5. With a handheld or upright mixer in a separate mixing bowl, combine together eggs and sugar until smooth, about 5 minutes. Add coconut oil and mix thoroughly.

6. Fold flour mixture into egg and sugar mixture.

7. Add chocolate mixture into flour and egg mixture.


8. In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and softened peanut butter until smooth.


9. Evenly spread chocolate batter in baking pan
.

10. Spoon peanut butter mixture onto chocolate batter and marble with a butter knife.


11. Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool before cutting into squares. 

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