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Peanut Butter Chocolate Filled Oatmeal Bars Recipe
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Filled Oatmeal Bars Recipe
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Filled Oatmeal Bars Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp butter or Becel® margarine (90 mL)
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter (75 mL)
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar (250 mL)
  • 1 egg (1)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (2 mL)
  • 1 1/4 cups quick-cooking rolled oats (300 mL)
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (300 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda (2 mL)
  • 1/4 tsp salt (1 mL)
  • 1 1/4 cups REESE Spreads (300 mL)
Peanut Butter Chocolate Filled Oatmeal Bars Recipe

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease 8- or 9-inch (20- or 23-cm) square baking pan.
  • 2. Beat butter, peanut butter and brown sugar until well blended. Add egg and vanilla; beat thoroughly.
  • 3. Stir together oats, flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture. (Dough will be thick.) Remove 1 cup (250 mL) dough; set aside. Press remaining dough onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • 4. Spread peanut butter chocolate spread over dough. Crumble reserved dough evenly over spread.
  • 5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until top is golden brown. (Peanut butter chocolate spread will be soft.) Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.
  • Makes 16 bars.
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