Chewy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 40mins




  • Preheat oven to 350°; grease 15 1/2" by 10 1/2" jelly-roll pan.
  • In microwave-safe large bowl heat butter in microwave oven on High until butter melts, stirring once.
  • Stir in oats, sugar, and corn syrup until well combined.
  • With fingers, press oat mixture evenly into prepared pan.
  • Bake 20 to 23 minutes or until edges are set and center is slightly jiggly; cool completely on wire rack.
  • In a 1-quart sauce pan , heat chocolate chips and peanut butter over low heat until chocolate is melts and mixture is smooth, stirring frequently.
  • Spread chocolate mixture evenly over oat crust.
  • Cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour or until chocolate is firm.
  • Cut lengthwise into 4 strips, then cut each strip crosswise into 10 bars--40 bars.
  • If bars are difficult to remove from pan; place pan on a very hot damp towel for a few minutes to warm slightly.
  • Store bars in covered container, with wax paper between layers, in refrigerator up to 1 month or in freezer up to 3 months.