Posted by: Meagan | September 30, 2009

Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Dream Bars

I was browsing blogs the other day, searching for some fun, new recipes when I came across Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Dream Bars on bakingblonde. It looked too good to resist.

Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Dream Bars

1 cup melted butter
1 cup brown sugar (I used Dark brown sugar)
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/4 cups Quick Cooking oatmeal (NOT instant)
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup peanut butter (I used creamy)
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 King size Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup candy bars, roughly chopped
1 cup Milk Chocolate Chips

Preheat oven to 350.
Line a 9×13 pan with tin foil and spray lightly with PAM.

In a medium mixing bowl, stir together melted butter, sugar, soda, oatmeal, flour & salt until it’s crumbly.

Mix

Set aside about 1 cup or a little more.

Set Aside

Press the rest of the crust into prepared pan. Bake crust for 10 minutes.

Press

While crust is cooking, in a small bowl, stir together the peanut butter and sweetened condensed milk.

Sweet and Condensed Milk with PB

Once crust has baked, evenly pour and spread peanut butter filling over the baked crust.Be gentle so you don’t pull up the warm crust while you spread the filling.

Evenly sprinkle the reserved crumbs on top of the peanut butter and sweetened condensed milk mixture. Bake at 350 for about 15 minutes.

SC Milk Mixture with crumbs

After 15 minutes, remove from oven and sprinkle the chopped candy bars and chocolate chips evenly over the top. Return to oven to bake for another 5-10 minutes or until topping is light golden brown and candy bars/chips are melting.

Reeses and Chocolate Chips

PB Dream Bar

Allow to cool to make cutting and serving easier.

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  1. These have become a family favorite in my house, great pictures!!


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