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Chocolate Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars - chewy oatmeal bars with a chocolate peanut butter topping that makes this the best summer sweet treat.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 409kcal
Author: Sandra

Ingredients

Oatmeal Bars

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter softened to room temp.
  • 1/2 cup Karo Syrup (or 1/2 cup agave nectar + 2 tablespoons honey)
  • 3 cups quick oats
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Topping

  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter

Instructions

Oatmeal Bars

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Grease a 9x13 metal pan.
  • Mix all the ingredients and press into pan.
  • Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Topping

  • In a medium glass bowl melt chocolate and peanut butter in the microwave for one minute. Remove and quickly stir, return to microwave and heat for another 30 seconds then stir again. Repeat until chocolate and peanut butter are well combined and melted.
  • Spread on bars immediately after they get out of the oven. Chill in the refrigerator. Once cooled, cut into squares and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1.5mg