no bake chocolate peanut butter oat bars.

★★★★★ 1
By Jacquelyn Limina
from Duquesne, PA

This recipe is addictive and filling. Could even be used as an energy bar.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For no bake chocolate peanut butter oat bars.

  • 1 c
  • 2/3 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4 c
    quick cooking oats
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    milk chocolate chips
  • 1/3 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 c
    creamy or chunky peanut butter

How To Make no bake chocolate peanut butter oat bars.

  • 1
    Grease a 13x9 pan.
  • 2
    Melt butter in large sauce pan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and vanilla. Mix in the oats and cinnamon. Cook over low heat 2-3 minutes, or until ingredients are well blended. Press half of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. Reserve the other half for the topping.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips and peanut butter in a small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth. Pour the chocolate mixture over the oat crust and spread evenly.
  • 4
    crumble the remaining topping over the chocolate layer, pressing in gently. Cover and refrigerate 2-3 hours or until set. Bring back to room temperature before cutting into bars.