No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

Delicious no-bake oats bars with a chocolate peanut butter layer. I prepared around 100 dozen cookies for the holidays, and these were everyone’s favorite!

Simple and excellent no-bake Chocolate Oat Bars are a delicious dessert that can be enjoyed any time of year without heating up the house

Prep Time: 30 mins

Additional Time: 2 hrs

Total Time: 2 hrs 30 mins

INGREDIENTS For No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars
  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup peanut butter
INSTRUCTION For No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars
  1. Grease a 9-inch square pan.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and vanilla; mix in oats.
  3. Cook over low heat until ingredients are well blended, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Press 1/2 of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  5. Reserve remaining oat mixture for topping.
  6. Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips and peanut butter in a small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth.
  7. Pour chocolate mixture over crust in the pan and spread evenly with a knife or the back of a spoon.
  8. Crumble remaining oat mixture over chocolate layer, pressing down gently.
  9. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or overnight.
  10. Bring to room temperature before cutting into bars.

Recipe Tip

These bars can be frozen; thaw 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Info:

Servings: Calories142total fat 10g saturated fat 5g cholesterol 15mg sodium 61mg total carbohydrate 13g dietary fiber 1g total sugars 7g protein 2g calcium 12mg iron 1mg potassium 79mg

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