Oh Hank Bars


From Linda Cicero’s Cook’s Corner Column


Oh Hank Bars

2/3 cup butter

1 cup dark brown sugar, packed

1/2 cup light corn syrup

3 teaspoons vanilla

4 cups quick-cooking oats

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1/3 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup chopped peanuts

Cream butter and sugar together for 5 minutes. Add corn syrup, vanilla and oats; mix well. Pat dough into lightly greased 13-by-9-inch baking pan. Bake in heated 350-degree oven for 15 minutes or until done. Cool slightly. Combine chocolate chips and peanut butter in saucepan; cook over low heat just until melted. Sprinkle peanuts over top of baked bars. Pour the melted peanut butter-chocolate mixture on top. Cut into bars to serve. Makes 48.

Per serving: 107 calories (46percent from fat), 5.6 g fat (2.6 g saturated, 1.5 g monounsaturated), 7 mg cholesterol, 1.8 g protein, 13.2 g carbohydrates, 1.1 g fiber, 40 mg sodium.

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