Chocolate Peanut Butter and Banana Oatmeal Cookie Bars on parchment papers on a black rectangular tray on a white background

Chocolate Peanut Butter + Banana Oatmeal Cookie Bars

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We did it, we combined everyone’s favorite flavors into one perfect cookie bar. Chocolate? Check. Peanut Butter? That too. Banana? You know it. Oatmeal? Obviously. Plus, these could not be any easier to make. You only need one bowl and no crazy ingredients. The hardest part of making these cookie bars will be waiting for them to cool.

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SERVING SIZE:

1

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PREP TIME:

15 minutes

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COOK TIME:

22 minutes

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TOTAL TIME:

37 minutes

INGREDIENTS

1 cup JUSTIN’S® Classic Peanut Butter
6 JUSTIN’S® Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
4 cups Rolled Oats
¼ cup Maple Syrup
1 ½ cups Bananas, mashed
¼ cup Dark Chocolate Chips
¼ cup White Chocolate Chips
Flaky Sea Salt

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. Line a 9 x 9-inch baking pan with parchment paper.

3. In a large bowl, combine the oats, peanut butter, maple syrup, and banana, mix until well combined, and stir in chocolate chips.

4. Press the dough in an even layer in the prepared pan.

5. Place the peanut butter cups on top and press in gently.

6. Bake for 15-22 minutes, or until the top is lightly brown (bars will be soft and chewy).

7. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with flaky sea salt.

8. Cool completely before cutting into squares.

This Recipe Serves 1

INGREDIENTS

1 cup JUSTIN’S® Classic Peanut Butter
6 JUSTIN’S® Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
4 cups Rolled Oats
¼ cup Maple Syrup
1 ½ cups Bananas, mashed
¼ cup Dark Chocolate Chips
¼ cup White Chocolate Chips
Flaky Sea Salt

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. Line a 9 x 9-inch baking pan with parchment paper.

3. In a large bowl, combine the oats, peanut butter, maple syrup, and banana, mix until well combined, and stir in chocolate chips.

4. Press the dough in an even layer in the prepared pan.

5. Place the peanut butter cups on top and press in gently.

6. Bake for 15-22 minutes, or until the top is lightly brown (bars will be soft and chewy).

7. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with flaky sea salt.

8. Cool completely before cutting into squares.

This Recipe Serves 1

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