Chocolate Oat Bars

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
2 hrs

I got this recipe from my mom. This is a melt in your mouth, simple recipe for bars w/ oats, chocolate & peanut butter. They are rich but so worth it! I get a craving for these and make them every other month. It says to take them to room temperature & then cut them - I think that's so they don't break as you cut them (and therefore look prettier). I think they taste great cold too so I don't always wait for them to get to room temp! Enjoy!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Grease 9" square baking pan.
  2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add sugar & vanilla; melt & mix well.
  4. Stir in oats.
  5. Cook over low heat 2-3 minutes until well-blended.
  6. Press 1/2 of mixture evenly into pan.
  7. Melt chocolate chips over low heat.
  8. Mix peanut butter with melted chocolate.
  9. Spread PB/chocolate mixture evenly over oat mix in pan.
  10. Crumble remaining oat mix over chocolate layer. Press in gently.
  11. Cover & refrigerate 2-3 hours or overnight.
  12. Bring to room temperature before cutting into bars.