Peanut butter and chocolate meet (just as they should) in these rich bar cookies.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
15 mins to 18 mins at 350°
stand:
5 mins
Yield:
32 bars
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated and brown sugars. Beat until thoroughly combined.

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  • Add egg, the 1/3 cup peanut butter, the baking soda, vanilla, and salt. Beat until thoroughly combined. Stir in flour and oats. Spread into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

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  • Bake in a 350° oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are light brown.

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  • Sprinkle with chocolate pieces; let stand for 5 minutes to soften.

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  • Meanwhile, for icing, stir together powdered sugar, the 3 tablespoons peanut butter and enough of the milk, a tablespoon at a time, to reach drizzling consistency.

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  • Spread softened chocolate evenly over bars. Drizzle with icing. Cool in the pan on a wire rack before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts

145 calories; total fat 8g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 14mg; sodium 73mg; potassium 70mg; carbohydrates 18g; fiber 1g; sugar 12g; protein 2g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 99IU; vitamin cmg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 12mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 11mg; iron 1mg.

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