Monday, July 25, 2011

mmmmm, mondays: o'henry bars

i'm not sure where this recipe originated but it's one of my husband's favorite desserts from his childhood. he just celebrated his 40th birthday so this one's for him.

o'henry bars

1 cup butter

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup sugar

4 cups oatmeal

1 bag chocolate chips

3/4 cup peanut butter

cream butter, brown sugar and sugar. add oatmeal. press into an 10 x 13 pan and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. remove from heat and cool.

melt peanut butter and chocolate chips over low heat. pour mixture over cooled oatmeal pan. spread chocolate mixture to coat oatmeal completely with a layer of chocolate. place in refrigerator to cool until ready to serve.

cut into 2-inch square bars.

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