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Choco- Oat Bars

No bake dessert
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • Dutch oven and 9" pan


  • 1 cup margarine
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups instant rolled oats
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter ( creamy)


  • Melt butter and brown sugar in dutch oven on low heat until sugar is dissolved and starts to bubble. Stir a few times to blend.
  • Add in vanilla and oats, stir until blended while still heating. Appx 3 to 4 min.
  • Place half the mixture in bottom of pan and press down firmly.
  • Melt chips and peanut butter in a micro-safe bowl until blended ( appx 60 sec)
  • Pour mixture over oats and spread evenly.
  • Drop remainder of oat mixture over the top . May reserve a little chocolate mixture to dribble over top if desired.
  • Chill in refrigerator covered for 3 hours .
Keyword dessert