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Glazed Peanut Butter Bars

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Ingredients

3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons water
2 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
3/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

GLAZE:
1 1/4 cups milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup butterscotch chips
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

Instructions

In a large bowl, cream butter, peanut butter, sugar, brown sugar and water. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine in another bow the flour, oats, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Spread into a greased 15 X 10 baking pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 18-22 minutes.

GLAZE: Melt chocolate chips, butterscotch chips and peanut butter in microwave. Start with 30 seconds and stir; continue until well blended. Pour over warm bars and spread evenly. Cool completely before cutting.

Julie Dobbeleare-Castens, Moline



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