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A delicious treat, peanut bars

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These peanut bars are a real treat, especially when you gift a favorite friend or relative. With lots of holiday baking going on, there are coupons and sales on basic baking supplies at many stores. Get ready for lots of smiles!

Peanut bars

4 cups quick oats

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup light corn syrup

2/3 cup butter, melted

1/4 cup plus 2/3 cup chunky peanut butter

1 tsp vanilla

1 6 ounce package milk chocolate chips

1 11 ounce package butterscotch chips

1 cup salted peanuts, chopped

  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Combine oats, brown sugar and corn syrup.
  • Pour melted butter over mixture, then stir.
  • Add 1/4 cup peanut butter and vanilla, then mix well.
  • Transfer to greased 9 x 13 pan, spread evenly and press down firmly with spatula.
  • Bake 12 minutes then remove from oven.
  • Let cool till firm.
  • Melt chips.
  • Stir in 2/3 cup peanut butter and peanuts.
  • Spread over baked bars.
  • Cool completely then cut into bars.
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