Monday, May 23, 2011

Chocolate Peanut Butter No bake cookie bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookie Bars by Sweet Treats and More
For the cookie bar:
1/2 cup milk
1/2 stick margarine 
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
3 TBS cocoa
2 cup sugar
2 1/4 cup quick oats
1/2 cup peanut butter
In a medium saucepan, melt butter, milk, sugar, vanilla, salt and cocoa.  Bring to a boil and let boil for about 90 seconds.  Remove from heat.  Stir in peanut butter, then oats one cup at a time. Pour mixture into a greased 8 x 8 in. glass pan.  If you want a thinner bar you can use a 9 x 13 in. glass pan.  Place in the fridge and let cool completely.
Peanut Butter Filling:
1/2 cup peanut butter
Once cooled completely spread 1/2 cup peanut butter over the top of the bars.  Next make your chocolate frosting.
Chocolate Frosting:
1/2 cup butter
4 tbs cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
6 tbs milk
4 cups powdered sugar
Melt butter in a sauce pan over medium-high heat. Stir in cocoa, vanilla, and milk. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Immediately stir in powdered sugar, mixing in one cup at a time until smooth.
Spread the frosting over the bars, cut into squares and serve.

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