Oatmeal-Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Oatmeal-Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Swirled milk chocolate and peanut butter chips are added to the peanut butter and oatmeal base to create rave reviews.

20 min.prep time 1:50total time
24 bars
2 Ratings

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup peanut butter
3/4 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1/4 sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/3 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats
1 (10-ounce) package (1 2/3 cups) milk chocolate and peanut butter swirled baking chips (We recommmend NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Morsels)

Directions

Heat oven to 325°F. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Set aside.

Combine butter, brown sugar, sugar, 1/2 cup peanut butter and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture. Beat until well mixed. Stir in 2 cups oats by hand. Reserve 1 1/2 cups mixture for topping.

Spread remaining mixture into greased 13x9-inch pan. Carefully spread with remaining peanut butter. Sprinkle with 3/4 cup baking chips.

Combine reserved topping mixture and remaining oats until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in remaining baking chips. Drop by spoonfuls over filling in pan.

Bake for 28 to 32 minutes or until top is deep golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.



Recipe and photo courtesy of Nestle® and www.verybestbaking.com.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 290

Fat: 16g

Cholesterol: 35mg

Sodium: 210mg

Carbohydrates: 34g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #13767©2006Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Found these bar cookies to be extremely dry. Followed recipe to the letter
A+ the boy's loved it! This bar is very filling.

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