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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

From TheIncredibleBulks.com

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 24 bars
Calories: 378kcal
Peanut butter and chocolate, aka the perfect pair, help makes these oatmeal bars amazing! Chewy and soft. Sweet and salty. What more could you ask for?

Ingredients

Peanut Butter Bars

  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¾ cup butter room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cups flour
  • 1 ½ cups old-fashioned oatmeal
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup peanut butter

Chocolate Frosting

  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

Peanut Butter Bars

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9x13 baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Cream brown sugar, sugar, ¾ cup peanut butter, butter, eggs, vanilla in large bowl for 2 minutes.
  • Add flour, oatmeal, baking soda, and salt.  Mix until just combined.
  • Press dough into prepared baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  • Let bars cool slightly, then spread a thin layer of peanut butter (approx 1 cup) over the cooked bars when still warm.  Then spread chocolate frosting over warm bars.  Enjoy!

Chocolate Frosting

  • Add all the ingredients, except powdered sugar to a bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat until well combined. Mix in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time. If frosting is too runny, add more powdered sugar, if it's too thick, add in a bit more milk.

Nutrition

Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 6.7g | Fat: 21.9g | Saturated Fat: 9.6g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 185mg | Fiber: 2.1g | Sugar: 32.2g | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 2mg