Monday, March 29, 2010

Suzett's Peanut Butter Oat Bars

When  I was in Seattle visiting my friend Dana, I was re-introduced to these great bars. Dana's boys are allergic to wheat and dairy and these bars were easy to adapt to the dietary restrictions. Dana was surprised and touched that a friend (Suzett) thought of her and her family's needs when she delivered this yummy treat. These are super easy !! I line my baking dish with parchment paper to aid in the removal of these bars. They can be sticky so don't forget to grease your pan.

Peanut Butter Oat Bars

(Printable Version)

2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
¼ cup peanut butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup light corn syrup
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups quick-cooking oats
1/3-cup peanut butter
1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
·     In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla
·     Gradually add the oats
·     Press into a greased 13 x 9 x 2 baking pan
·     Bake at 400 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until edges are golden brown
·     Cool for 5 minutes
·     Meanwhile, for topping, melt chips and peanut butter in a saucepan over very low heat
·     Stir until smooth and spread over warm bars.
·     Cool completely and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours before cutting

1 comment:

kelly said...

ooohhh can't wait to try these! gluten free! and my daughter loves peanut butter and chocolate!