Peanut Butter Bars 1973

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

1973 recipe from a Michigan radio program, it was the rage at that time. I have only made it a few times, with success. Forgot all about it until now looking up my old recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Base:.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°.
  3. Combine flour, brown sugar, salt, oats, and butter well.
  4. Reserve out 1 cup for the top and set aside.
  5. Press remainder into a ungreased 9-inch square pan.
  6. Filling:.
  7. Combine all well until smooth.
  8. Spread evenly over the base.
  9. Sprinkle the reserved one cup of base mixture over top of filling.
  10. Bake 350° for 30 to 35 minutes.
  11. Remove and cool then cut into squares.


Most Helpful

Everyone mowed down on these and I got kudos all over the place. The kids especially loved them and asked me to make them again!

BluEyedCookette March 31, 2009

I absolutely loved these bars! So rich and delectable, I could hardly keep my hands off of them, so I didn't... I will be making these again soon, but I'll need to invite some friends over so DH and I don't over indulenge!

Hazeleyes June 21, 2005

Mmmmmmmmmmm!!! I don't think you can go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate and this is a great way to pair them up! I used Lite Hershey's syrup (lower sugar/cal.) and couldn't find 20 min. oats so used Old Fashioned (5 min.) Not too sweet (b/c of the lite syrup probably). Very tasty and easy to put together (took me more than 10 min, though). Thanks for looking it up and posting!!

flower7 June 11, 2005

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