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Peanut Butter Oat Bars Recipe

Peanut Butter Oat Bars Recipe

With their yummy chocolate and butterscotch topping, these chewy bars are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth! Since the recipe makes a big batch, the treats are perfect for potlucks and bakes sales.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla; gradually add the oats. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, for topping, melt chips and peanut butter in a microwave or saucepan. Stir until blended; spread over warm bars. Cool completely; refrigerate for 2-3 hours before cutting. Yield: 4 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe does not use flour.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 120 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 49 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.