Layered Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 25 Min
Servings 24
Difficulty N/A

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

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