Peanut Butter Bars

The original recipe calls for an icing to be added I don't like it as I find it too sweet, but included it in case others want to add it.

Photo by Heather S.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

3

dozen

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

3

servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2

    cup butter or margarine, softened

  • 1/2

    cup sugar

  • 1/2

    cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2

    cup creamy peanut butter

  • 1

    egg, beaten

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/2

    cup quick-cooking oats

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

  • ICING:

  • 1/2

    cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons creamy peanut butter

  • 2

    tablespoons milk

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter, sugars and peanut butter. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, oats, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 10 minutes. Combine icing ingredients; drizzle over bars. Yield: 3-4 dozen.

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