Monkey Peanut Butter Bars

Monkey Peanut Butter Bars

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"We call this recipe 'Monkey' as a family tradition. We also have Monkey Bread. These bars are wonderful especially for when your the parent who has to bring a snack for school!"

Ingredients

2 h 43 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 454 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 454 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 23.4 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.2g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 7 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream butter and white sugar and brown sugar. Blend in 1/3 cup peanut butter, egg, vanilla, and baking soda. Add flour and oatmeal. Mix well!
  2. Spread in greased 13x9 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 minutes. Remove and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  3. Return to oven and bake for eight minutes. Spread to smooth out chocolate chips. Cool! Mix icing and spread over bars. Refrigerate to set. Cut and eat.
  4. To Make Icing: Mix together 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 1/4 cup peanut butter and 3 1/2 tablespoons milk until it makes a spreadable consistency.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I found this recipe to be very very sweet. The cookie bar bottom was wonderful and would taste great by itself. The icing and chocolate together seemed too much and made this treat very sweet....

I made these for Christmas, wanted to try something different. I doubled the recipe and used a jelly roll pan. It was excellent. My husband told me to never make them again since he couldn't st...

These bars are great. I did half with the frosting and half without. I would definitely keep the topping. I only used 1/2 the amount of chocolate chips and it was perfect. Will definitely make t...