These easy chocolate peanut butter bars are a good idea anytime! They are simple to put together and SO good. These bars are a bit different in that they include quick-cooking oats. The texture is delicious! They make the perfect afternoon snack or after-dinner sweet. If you like chocolate and peanut butter then I think you’ll really enjoy them.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars Ingredients Needed:
White granulated sugar
Peanut butter (crunchy or smooth)
Quick-cooking oat, uncooked
Evaporated milk or regular milk
Recipe Notes: you can use crunchy or smooth peanut butter in this recipe. If you want to switch it up, you could easily use white chocolate chips. You could also add nuts.
If you like this recipe, you may also want to try our peanut butter pudding cake. It’s delicious!
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
- 1/2 cup butter or 8 tablespoons or 1 stick softened
- 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1/3 cup peanut butter crunchy or smooth
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup quick-cooking oats uncooked
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 2 to 4 tablespoons evaporated milk or regular milk
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- Cream together butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg, peanut butter and vanilla extract in a bowl with mixer. Whisk together flour, salt, baking soda and uncooked oats in another bowl.
- Combine the flour mixture with the butter mixture and mix. Spread in a 9 x 9 sprayed or greased baking dish. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
- Remove from oven and spread chocolate chips over top. Then add topping.
- Stir topping ingredients until of pouring consistency. You can add more milk if needed. Drizzle over bars. Let cool and cut into squares. Makes 12 to 15 bars depending on the size you cut them.
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