Peanut Butter 'n Fudge Filled Bars

Course : Fudge
Serves: 32
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Ingredients:

2 cups brown sugar
1 cup butter or margarine -- softened
1/4 cup peanut butter + 2 T. -- divided
2 large eggs
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt -- optional
2 cups oats -- quick or old-fashioned, uncooked
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 package semisweet chocolate chips
2/3 cup peanuts -- chopped
 

Preparation / Directions:

Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking pan. Combine brown sugar, butter and 1/4 cup peanut butter in large bowl, mixing until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Combine flour, baking soda and salt, if using, in second bowl. Stir into peanut butter mixture until blended. Stir in oats; mix well. Reserve 1 cup of oat mixture. Spread remaining oat mixture evenly in prepared pan. Combine sweetened condensed milk chocolate pieces and remaining 2 T. peanut butter in small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat; stir in peanuts. Spread mixture evenly over oat mixture in pan. Drop remaining oat mixture by teaspoonfuls evenly over chocolate mixture. Bake at 350 F. 25 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into bars. Makes 32 bars. Source: Milwaukee Journal. Winner of $10,000 contest for Quaker Oatmeal.

 

Nutritional Information:

228 Calories (kcal); 11g Total Fat; (40% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 30g Carbohydrate; 30mg Cholesterol; 135mg Sodium


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