A layered chocolate peanut butter cookiebar with a crumb topping.
Recipe: Chocolate PeanutButter Crumble Bars
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter chips 1 cup butter – divided use 1/2 cup peanuts 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3 1/2 cups quick cooking oatmeal – divided use 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
In a saucepan, combine semisweet chocolatechips, peanut butter chips, and 1/2 cup butter. Cook over lowheat, stirring occasionally, until melted and smooth. Stir inpeanuts; set aside.
In a large mixer bowl, combine sugar,brown sugar, creamy peanut butter, 1/2 cup softened butter, eggs,and vanilla. Beat at medium speed until well-mixed. Reduce thespeed to low and add flour, 1 1/2 cups quick cooking oatmeal,baking soda, and salt. Continue beating until well blended thenstir in 2 cups quick cooking oatmeal. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of thechocolate mixture then press the remainder onto the bottom ofa lightly greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Spread the flour mixtureon top and spread the reserved mixture on top.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until goldenbrown. Cool then refrigerate until firm before cutting into bars.
Makes 24 bars.
Vegan Peanut Butter Crumble BarsIf the Chocolate PeanutButter Crumble Bars recipe was useful and interesting, you can share it with your friends or leave a comment.