Thanks to this punishing Arctic cold spell, many of us are confined to our homes while watching all that snow fall and accumulate. Instead of letting this weather ruin your weekend any further, I have just the thing to take your mind off the current situation. Now is the perfect time to do a little baking and treat yourself and the family to a batch of my Divinely Delicious Peanut Butter Bars!
These luscious peanut bars are soft, chewy and tasty
enough to eat plain. However, I like to sprinkle chocolate chips over the
hot bars once it comes out of the oven so it melts over them. Though as
yummy as that sounds, I top that chocolate decadence with another layer of a
confectioners' sugar and peanut butter icing to compliment the bars even more.
Do try my recipe because I think you will love
Divinely Delicious Peanut Butter Bars
1/2 cup of margarine (not spread)
1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar (light or dark)
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/2 cup of peanut butter (creamy or crunchy)
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda (leveled)
1-1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
1 cup of flour
1 cup of quick-cooking oats
1 cup of chocolate chips
1/2 cup of confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup of peanut butter
1/4 cup of milk
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Cream together the margarine, sugar, and brown
sugar thoroughly with your electric mixer.
Add the egg and beat through before adding the
1/3 cup of peanut butter, salt, vanilla, and oats. Sift the flour with the
baking soda and finish combining with the other ingredients.
Grease a 9- x 13-inch pan.
Spread the batter in your pan and bake at 350
degrees for about 20-25 minutes until nothing sticks when tested.
While the bars are still hot, pour the chocolate
chips over them and spread to melt in.
Beat all the ingredients for the second icing
together in another mixing bowl until creamy.
Wait until the bars cool a bit before drizzling
and spreading this second icing over your bars.