Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 334.8
  • Total Fat: 18.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 38.2 mg
  • Sodium: 166.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 5.7 g

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Introduction

These taste EXACTLY like the peanut butter bars I used to trade my juice for in school! These taste EXACTLY like the peanut butter bars I used to trade my juice for in school!
Number of Servings: 36

Ingredients

    1 c Sugar
    1 c Packed Brown Sugar
    1 c Butter, softened
    1 t Vanilla Extract
    3 eggs
    1 c Creamy Peanut Butter
    2 c Quick Rolled Oats
    2 c Whole wheat flour
    1 t Baking Soda
    1/2 t Salt
    1 1/2 c Peanut or Almond butter

    FROSTING
    1/2 c Butter, softened
    4 T Cocoa Powder
    6 T Milk
    5 c Powdered Sugar

Directions

Cream together sugar, brown sugar, and butter. Add vanilla, eggs, and peanut butter and blend until smooth. Mix in the oats, flour, soda and salt. Press dough into a cookie sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven and top with the additional 1.5 cups peanut/almond butter while hot. Allow to cool completely before frosting.

While the peanut butter dough is cooling, whip together the butter and cocoa powder. Add milk and vanilla and cream for 1 minute. Add the powdered sugar one cup at a time. Frost cooled dough and cut into 36 bars.

Serving size, one bar.
Yields 36 bars.

Number of Servings: 36

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STOSH79.

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Still sounds very fattening but delicious! - 7/21/10

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  • Incredible!
    I used Splenda and Splenda brown sugar Better N Butter as substitues and that lowered the calories by a lot, just have to do this for diabetics in the family, they loved them. Thank you. - 7/21/10

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  • qquick and easy - 7/21/10

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