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Candy Bar Cookie Bars - Recipe

Tasty bars with a peanut butter oatmeal bottom layer topped with a creamy chocolate peanut butter frosting; then sprinkled with chopped almonds for a finishing touch.
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Candy Bar Cookie Bars Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • For crust, combine sugar, butter, and corn syrup in a saucepan. Cook and stir on medium-low until smooth.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in 1/4 cup peanut butter and vanilla until smooth.
  • Place oats in an extra-large bowl. Pour brown sugar mixture over oats, stirring gently to combine.
  • Press mixture evenly into the bottom of a buttered 9 x 13 pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  • Meanwhile, in the same saucepan combine chocolate and butterscotch chips. Cook and stir over low heat until melted. Stir in the 2/3 C. peanut butter until smooth.
  • Slowly pour chocolate mixture over oatmeal layer, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with peanuts.
  • Cool in pan on wire rack. Chill until set & cut into bars.
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Container: 9 x 13 baking pan
-1 cup brown sugar
-2/3 cup butter
-1/4 cup corn syrup
-1/4 cup peanut butter
-1 teaspoon vanilla
-3 1/2 cups oatmeal
-1 package semi sweet chocolate chips (12 ounce pkg)
-1 cup butterscotch chips
-2/3 cup peanut butter
-1/2 cup almonds - chopped