• 3 sticks butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1.5 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Salted Virginia Peanuts


Preheat oven to 325°F

Grease or line a 9x13 pan with parchment paper.

Mix butters and sugar with a hand or stand mixer until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla, mix well. Set aside. In a separate bowl, combine flour and salt then add to the butter mixture. Mix well. Press a little more than half the batter into the bottom of the pan. Top with Virginia Diner Salted Virginia Peanuts. Add the remaining batter. Bake at 325°F for 25-30 minutes. Batter will look slightly undercooked. Do not overcook. Let bars cool completely before frosting. Top with crushed Virginia Diner Salted Virginia Peanuts. Refrigerate until ready to eat.

Peanut Butter Frosting

  • 8 ozs. peanut butter
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 T vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk

Combine all ingredients and mix with a hand or stand mixer. Add additional peanut butter to taste.