Sunday, May 22, 2011

School Lunch Peanut Butter Bars

My friend Caroline has a great blog filled with so many treasures including this recipe. We made these this weekend and holy cow they are good.

Peanut Butter Bars


1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
3 eggs
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 cups oatmeal, not quick
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

cream together first three ingredients using a mixer. then, add vanilla, eggs and peanut butter and combine. add the remaining ingredients and mix together.
spread the dough out on a greased cookie sheet cake pan.
bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown.
while hot spread 1 1/2 cups of creamy peanut butter on top.

cool completely. spread frosting on top of cooled peanut butter.

chocolate frosting
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 tbsps cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla
6 tbsps milk
4-5 cups powdered sugar

cream together butter and cocoa poweder. add vanilla and milk, then add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time until well blended.

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