Layered Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars

Layered Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars


"For these crowd pleasing bars, sweet peanut butter dough is layered with chocolate and topped with a crumbled oat topping."


1 h 30 m servings 182 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.9g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 13 x 9-inch pan with a no-stick cooking spray. Melt chocolate chips in dry, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100% power) 1 minute. Stir. Microwave at additional, 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until chips are melted. Set aside.
  2. Beat together brown sugar, peanut butter and butter in large bowl with an electric mixer, until smooth and creamy. Add egg and vanilla. Beat until well blended.
  3. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Add to peanut butter mixture. Beat just until combined. Stir in oats. Press 3/4 of dough into prepared baking pan. Spread evenly with melted chocolate. Dot chocolate layer with remaining dough.
  4. Bake 24 to 26 minutes. Cool. Cut into 24 bars.
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  1. 30 Ratings


few combinations are as good as peanut butter and chocolate... and this is a great one. the dough isn't too sweet, giving you a good salty hit with the peanut butter. easy to make. next time, i ...

I followed this recipe like it was the bible (as usual) and I found it worked out really well. Alot of these ingredients are things I have sitting around becoming useless so it was nice to use t...

Pretty tasty. went together without too much trouble - I did ad about another 1/3 cup melted chocolate chips to help finish off the edges. Don't expect them to be around long once the roomates...

Let's just say that the kids in this house are making these disappear quickly! The peanut butter base/topping is terrific: I'm thinking of trying it as a standalone cookie (sans chocolate).

These were great! I threw them together at the last minute before going to a friend's for dinner and everyone gobbled them up. They aren't super sweet and the oats add a nice texture. I baked...

24 minutes in the oven is way too long for these. I would make them again as the flavor was very good, but would check them after 18 minutes or so.

Made these bars on the week end. They were really good but very "oaty" . Will make again but will reduce the oats to about a 1 cup. Also, added crushed roasted peanuts on top. :)

Not my favorite. Very dry.No one in my house liked them.

I may have overbaked this by I'm not sure how long. I got distracted by The Who playing at the Super Bowl halftime- they were just too amazing to miss a second! I'm not sure how much better it w...