Monday, December 27, 2010

O'Henrietta Bars

  • 1/4 cup butter OR margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup Light or Dark Corn Syrup (or 1/3 c brown sugar with 1 T water)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups quick oats
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (3 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 8- or 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray. 2. Mix butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, and salt with electric mixer until smooth. Stir in oats. Press into prepared pan.
3. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until center is barely firm. Cool on wire rack 5 minutes.
4. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; top with small spoonfuls of peanut butter. Let stand 5 minutes; spread peanut butter and chocolate over bars, swirling to marbleize.
5. Cool completely. Refrigerate 15 minutes to set topping. Cut into bars. 

1 comment:

  1. zach loves these things! We call them O' Henry Bars though. Thought it was funny that you called them something so similar...just a female. :)