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Commercial RecipePeanut Butter Chip & Walnut Squares


2 hours 55 minutes
48 squares

Sometimes tasty treats don't require chocolate. Melted REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips are layered over a chewy brown sugar base to form these sweet and salty squares. Chopped walnuts top each serving for a crunchy finish.

Ingredients & Directions

Chill Time
2 hours 40 minutes
Bake Time
15 minutes


  • 2 lbs. (4 cups)
    salted butter, softened
  • 2 lbs.
    light brown sugar
  • 7 oz. (4 large)
  • 1⁄2 oz.
    vanilla extract
  • 2 lbs. 8 oz.
    all-purpose flour
  • 16 fl. oz.
    light corn syrup
  • 12 oz.
    additional salted butter
  • 2 lbs. 8 oz.
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips, 1000 ct. (Item# 61625)
  • 12 oz.
    chopped walnuts



Heat convection oven to 300°F (standard oven: 350°). Lightly spray one 18x26-inch full sheet pan with vegetable cooking spray. Place parchment paper on prepared pan.


Mix 2 lbs. (4 cups) butter, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in 20 qt. bowl of mixer fitted with paddle attachment until creamy. Blend in flour. Spread batter into prepared pan.


Bake 15 to 22 minutes* or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.


Combine corn syrup, 12 oz. (1-1/2 cups) additional butter and REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips in large heavy-bottomed saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips are melted. Working quickly, spread mixture over baked layer. Sprinkle with walnuts; gently press into mixture. Refrigerate uncovered, approximately 2 hours or until firm. Cut into 2-1/2 inch squares.


Step 3: If using convection oven, rotate pan one-half turn (180°) after 8 minutes of baking.