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Easy No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bars Recipe

  • Author: Arleena Young
  • Prep Time: 30 Mins
  • Cook Time: 3 Hours
  • Total Time: 3 Hours 30 Mins
  • Yield: 32 (1- 9x9 inch pan) 1x


No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bars Recipe – I baked about 100 dozen cookies for the holidays and these were everyone’s favorite!! These bars can be frozen, just thaw 10 minutes before serving.



1 cup butter
½ cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups quick cooking oats
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
½ cup peanut butter


Step 1
Grease a 9×9 inch square pan.

Step 2
Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and vanilla. Mix in the oats. Cook over low heat 2 to 3 minutes, or until ingredients are well blended. Press half of mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. Reserve the other half for topping.

Step 3
Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips and peanut butter in a small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth. Pour the chocolate mixture over the crust in the pan, and spread evenly with a knife or the back of a spoon.

Step 4
Crumble the remaining oat mixture over the chocolate layer, pressing in gently. Cover, and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or overnight. Bring to room temperature before cutting into bars.

Keywords: Desserts, No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bars Recipe, No bake Desserts