The Best School Lunch Peanut Butter Bars

Get the classic school cafeteria favorite, a peanut butter bar recipe that is all delicious!

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 2 dozen

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This recipe is everything you want in a dessert. The cookie base will fill you up with its soft, chewy texture, and then top it with a super creamy peanut butter buttercream



peanut butter


all purpose flour


vanilla extract


baking soda


rolled oats

Cookie Layer

peanut butter

chocolate chips


vanilla extract


powdered sugar


Frosting + Chocolate Layer

Cream the wet ingredients in a bowl using a hand or stand mixer.

Step 1

Sift the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture.

Step 2

Mix and combine the flour mixture and the creamed mixture. Add oats and mix together until combined.

Step 3

Press the dough into the prepared baking pan and bake until slightly golden on top. Then remove the baking pan.

Step 4

Add the chocolate chips on top. Put it back into the oven and remove it to spread the warm chocolate.

Step 5

Make and mix the frosting ingredients. And gently spread it over the chocolate layer.

Step 6

Peanut Butter Bars Tips:

Use creamy peanut butter for the best texture

Make sure to use old fashioned oats

use your favorite brand of peanut butter

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