Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut Butter Bars

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Yield
20 servings
Preparation time
20 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
40 minutes
Ingredients
1 cup butter (softened)
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2⁄3 cup creamy peanut butter
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
2 cups quick-cooking oats
2 cups powdered sugar ((this and all ingredients below are for the icing))
1 stick of butter
3⁄4 cup peanut butter
1 tablespoon vanilla
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄4 cup milk (or enough to make it spreadable; start off with a couple tablespoons)
Instructions

Beat butter, sugars, eggs, vanilla, and peanut butter in an electric mixer until smooth. Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Add oats and stir until just moistened. Spread onto a 11 x 17-inch baking sheet that has been greased or covered in parchment paper.

Smooth until entire pan is covered evenly. Bake at 375 F 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Meanwhile, mix all icing ingredients together in mixer until smooth.

Let baked mixture cool, then ice and cut into bars.

Notes

Per serving: 433 calories, 24 grams fat (11 grams saturated fat), 48 grams total carbohydrates, 2.3 grams fiber, 8 grams protein.