Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

 

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars - glorioustreats.com

As much as I love fancy desserts, there is something extra comforting about a thick, delicious cookie bar!  These Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars are rich, flavorful and always a hit!

I recently took a plate of these to my girls school and dropped it off in the teachers lounge… by the end of the day I had 3 requests for the recipe!

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

oatmeal peanut butter bars on blue plate

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

As much as I love fancy desserts, there is just something so comforting about a thick, delicious cookie bar. These bars are rich and flavorful and are always a hit with my friends and family. Enjoy!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 209 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter 1½ sticks , melted
  • cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 8 oz mini peanut butter cups 1 package, chopped (about 1½ cups)
  • ½ cup chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Prepare a 9"x13" baking pan by lining with parchment paper (on the bottom and up at least two sides, leave a little overhang for pulling out the bars once they're baked).
  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt, stir and set aside.
  • Blend together the melted butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and continue to beat until well combined.
  • While blending, slowly add the bowl of dry ingredients.
  • Add chopped mini peanut butter cups and chocolate chips and blend just until combined.
  • Scoop batter into the prepared pan, and use an offset spatula to smooth out.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until light golden brown and the center is set.
  • Allow to cool before cutting or removing from pan.

Notes

Keep bars stored in an airtight container up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 3gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 124mgPotassium: 81mgFiber: 1gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 202IUCalcium: 31mgIron: 1mg
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12 comments

  1. I love jelly doughnuts with cinnamon sugar on the outside.

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