Lately, as some of you may know, I've been having sensitivity to gluten. Which as a baker is a new challenge! I've learned a lot through this process on how to alter recipes and really change how I look at non gluten free recipes! If some of you bakers out there are like me; I love a quick delicious cookie bar, like all the time! Since I've been changing it up with my flour choices (gluten free alternatives) I decided to use regular oats in their natural form for these bars!
TALK ABOUT YUMMY! These bars and peanutty, chewy and have just the right amount of chocolate. If any of you guys are dairy intolerant, just use these chocolate alternative chips here. These "chocolate chips" can be found at your local grocery store!
Let's get baking so we can get to the eating part! (You also might want to make a double batch, one to eat raw and one to bake...just saying these are that good!)
Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars:
Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
In a bowl, mix the peanut butter, brown sugar and the vanilla until smooth
Next add the the egg, salt, baking powder and cinnamon
It is key to add the oatmeal after the other ingredients because you want the oatmeal to be oatmeal texture instead of mushy
Using a rubber spatula, add in the chocolate chips of your choice and mix until all combined!
- 1 cup of creamy (or crunchy) peanut butter
- 1/2 cup of brown sugar
- 1 cup of rolled oats (the quick oats are okay too but have a squishier texture)
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
Using an 8x8 in baking pan, spread evenly along the bottom of the pan and place in the oven for 15-20 minutes! Remove when the dough is a darker brown and let cool for about 10 minutes until you jump in to munch!
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