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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

These no-bake peanut butter bars have a thick layer of sweet oatmeal and a rich and fudgy chocolate peanut butter center. They're very similar to your favorite no-bake cookie recipe, but they're in bar form!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy bar recipes, easy dessert recipes, kid-friendly recipes, no bake dessert recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Calories 271kcal

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large sauce pan over low heat. Stir in brown sugar, vanilla, and oats. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Press half of mixture in to the bottom of a buttered 8 x 8 dish.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, microwave the chocolate and peanut butter, stirring every 30 seconds until melted and blended. Pour the chocolate peanut butter mixture over the crust.
  • Sprinkle the remaining oat mixture over the chocolate and peanut butter, pressing gently to form a crust.
  • Refrigerate for 3 hours before cutting and serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.6mg