Thursday, October 23, 2008

Recipe #149 Peanut Butter Finger Bars

Peanut Butter Finger Bars (Becca)

1 c. margarine
½ c. sugar
1 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
1 c. peanut butter
2/3 tsp. baking soda
2/3 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
1 ½ c. flour
1 ½ c. oatmeal

Mix like a cake and bake on a greased 12 x 17 cookie sheet. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Do not overbake! Spread with a thin layer of peanut butter while still warm. When cool, frost with chocolate frosting. Cut into bars.
Frosting for peanut butter bars:
1/3 cup softened margarine
2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate (or 6 Tb. cocoa and 2 Tb. cooking oil)
2 cups powdered sugar
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
Milk to make spreading consistency (about 2 Tb.)

Mix butter and cooled chocolate. Blend in sugar. Stir in vanilla and milk and beat until smooth. Spread over top of peanut butter layer.

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