Chocolate Oatmeal Peanut Bars
|Butter/Margarine||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs), softened|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Quick cooking rolled oats||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Semisweet chocolate chips||6 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Creamy peanut butter||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Chopped dry roasted peanuts||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy; stir in corn syrup, vanilla, and oats, blending thoroughly.
Pat dough evenly over bottom of a greased 9 by 13-inch baking pan.
Bake in a 350Â° oven for about 20 minutes or until golden around edges; let cool in pan on a rack, then cover and refrigerate until cold.
Meanwhile, place chocolate chips and peanut butter in a 1 1/2 to 2-quart pan.
Stir over very low heat until melted and smooth.
Spread mixture evenly over baked crust; sprinkle with peanuts.
Refrigerate until topping firms slightly (about 15 minutes); then cut into bars about 1 by 2 inches.
Store, covered, in refrigerator