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Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Bars

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 2 hr 0 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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An oat cookie dough becomes top and bottom layers in this easy bar, filled with nuts and melted chocolate.

Ingredients

Base and Topping

2 1/4
cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1 1/4
cups firmly packed brown sugar
1
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1
cup butter, softened

Filling

1
(14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/4
cup peanut butter
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
cup coarsely chopped salted peanuts

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine all base and topping ingredients; mix at low speed until crumbly. Reserve 2 cups of crumb mixture for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture in bottom of sprayed pan to form base.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine condensed milk, peanut butter and vanilla; mix until well blended. Pour mixture evenly over base. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and peanuts. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over top; press down gently.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Center will not be set. Cool 1 hour 15 minutes or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine all base and topping ingredients; mix at low speed until crumbly. Reserve 2 cups of crumb mixture for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture in bottom of sprayed pan to form base.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine condensed milk, peanut butter and vanilla; mix until well blended. Pour mixture evenly over base. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and peanuts. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over top; press down gently.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Center will not be set. Cool 1 hour 15 minutes or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
195
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
85mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
16g
16%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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