Peanut Butter Bars

Source: Dianne Annis (1979)
Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesTotal time: 50 minutes


1 c
all-purpose flour
1⁄2 c
1⁄2 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1⁄2 t
1⁄4 t
1⁄2 c
butter or margarine, softened
1⁄3 c
crunchy peanut butter
1 c
uncooked oats
1 pk
semi-sweet chocolate morsels (12 oz.)
1⁄2 c
sifted powdered sugar
1⁄4 c
crunchy peanut butter
2 t
milk (upt to 4 tsp.)


Combine flour, sugar, soda, salt, butter, 1/3 cup peanut butter, egg and oats in a large mixing bowl; mix well. Press dough into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate morsels. Let stand 5 minutes, or until melted; spread evenly. Combine powdered sugar, 1/4 cup peanut butter and milk; beat well. Drizzle over cookies. Cut into 2 1/2 x 3/4-inch bars. Yield: about 32.