Layered Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars
- No-Stick Cooking Spray
- 1 cup (6 oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2/3 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1 1/2 cups quick rolled oats
- Step 1
HEAT oven to 350ºF. Spray 13 x 9-inch pan with a no-stick cooking spray. Melt chocolate chips in dry, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100% power) 1 minute. Stir. Microwave at additional, 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until chips are melted. Set aside.
- Step 2
BEAT together brown sugar, peanut butter and butter in large bowl with an electric mixer, until smooth and creamy. Add egg and vanilla. Beat until well blended.
- Step 3
STIR together flour, baking soda and salt. Add to peanut butter mixture. Beat just until combined. Stir in oats. Press 3/4 of dough into prepared baking pan. Spread evenly with melted chocolate. Dot chocolate layer with remaining dough.
- Step 4
BAKE 24 to 26 minutes. Cool. Cut into 24 bars.