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No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

This No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bars recipe comes together in less than 10 minutes. Easy to make and so delicious!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Bars, chocolate bars, desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 1 cup  (2 sticks) salted butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 
  • 1 tsp.  pure vanilla extract 
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp.  sea salt
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter

Instructions

  1. Line an 8x8" baking dish with parchment paper, set aside.

  2. Add the butter, brown sugar, and vanilla extract to a saucepan and heat over medium-low heat, stirring until the butter is completely melted

  3. Add oats, cinnamon, and salt. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes

  4.  Press about half of the oat mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking dish

  5. Melt chocolate chips and peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl in the microwave in 30 second increments, until the mixture is completely melted. Transfer 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup of the mixture to a piping bag (or ziplock bag with a hole cut in the corner) and pour the remaining chocolate mixture over the oat crust in the baking dish.

  6. Top with the remaining oat mixture, packing down once again. 

  7. Drizzle the reserved chocolate mixture over the top and pop it in the fridge for 4 hours before cutting it into squares and serving.