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Peanut Butter Oat Bars

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

4 dozen

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.

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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 120 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 49mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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