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CHOCOLATE CHIP OATMEAL PEANUT BUTTER BARS

Recipe adapted from Crazy for Crust
The secret to these bars is the can of sweetened condensed milk.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

CRUST AND TOPPING

    • 2/14 CUPS QUICK OR OLD FASHIONED OATS I PREFER OLD FASHIONED
    • 1 1/4 CUPS PACKED BROWN SUGAR
    • 1 CUP FLOUR
    • 1/2 TSP BAKING SODA
    • 1 CUP BUTTER SOFTENED

    FILLING (THE GOOD STUFF IN THE MIDDLE)

    • 1 14 OZ CAN SWEETENED CONDENSED MILK
    • 1/4 CUP CREAMY PEANUT BUTTER
    • 1/2 TSP VANILLA
    • 1 PACKAGE CHOCOLATE CHIPS I USED MIX OF MILK + SEMI-SWEET

    Instructions
     

    • 1. PREHEAT OVEN TO 350.
      2. LINE 9X13 BAKING DISH W / FOIL + SPRAY W/ COOKING SPRAY
      3. COMBINE CRUST + TOPPING INGREDIENTS IN LARGE BOWL.
      4. MIX WITH MIXER UNTIL CRUMBLY.
      5. RESERVE 2 CUPS OF THE CRUMBLY MIXTURE + PRESS REST IN BAKING DISH
      6. MIX SWEETENED CONDENSED MILK, PEANUT BUTTER + VANILLA IN BOWL.
      7. POUR + SPREAD EVENLY OVER THE CRUST
      8. ADD CHOCOLATE CHIPS (I USE COMBO OF MILK AND SEMI-SWEET) + ADD THE RESERVED CRUST AS TOPPING OVER CHOCOLATE CHIPS
      9. BAKE FOR 25-30 MINUTES UNTIL LIGHTLY BROWN AROUND THE EDGES.
      10. COOL COMPLETELY BEFORE CUTTING INTO BARS.