Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

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Sometimes I just love the ease of a bar cookie like these chocolate chip peanut butter oatmeal bars. There is no need to scoop and cook several trays of cookies. Just spread it all into a pan and let it bake.

You can also get a texture with a bar cookie that you can’t always accomplish with a regular cookie. With bars, the result can be a more tender and/or chewy consistency.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars | realmomkitchen.co

This bar cookie recipe I have for you today combines the flavors of 3 cookies – chocolate chip, peanut butter, and oatmeal. Not only are these a  delicious combination of cookies, but these bars are super soft and will say that way for days!

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars | realmomkitchen.co

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars | realmomkitchen.co

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Real Mom Kitchen

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  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 ⅓ cups brown sugar
  • cup sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips set aside 1/2 cup for sprinkling on top


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, and sugar together with a mixer for several minutes. Add peanut butter and beat together until smooth.
  • Add in eggs one at a time and blending after each one.
  • in another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Add this to the creamed mixture and mix until just combined.
  • Mix in the oats and chocolate chips (with the exception of the 1/2 cup that is reserved) until just combined.
  • Spread into a 13x9 greased pan. Sprinkle the reserved 1/2 cup chocolate chips on top and bake for 25-30 minutes until just light brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Don't over-bake for best results.
  • Allow to cool, then cut into bars and store in an airtight container. Makes 24 bars.
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Recipe adapted from The Baking Chocolatess.

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