These treats are super rich and sweet. They are a great reward at the end of the day.
- 2/3 cup butter
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup light corn syrup
- 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 cups quick cooking oats
- 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 cups butterscotch chips
- 2/3 cup crunchy peanut butter
- 1 cup chopped, unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease one 9 inch baking pan.
- In a saucepan over medium heat melt the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup together. Stir in 1/4 cup of the peanut butter and the vanilla. Mix well and stir in the oats. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
- Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 15 minutes.
- To Make Topping: In the top half of a double boiler melt the chocolate chips and butterscotch chips together. Stir in 2/3 cup of the peanut butter and the chopped nuts. Stir until well blended.
- Spread the topping over the still warm cooked bars. Sprinkle with additional chopped nuts, if desired. Let bars cool on a rack then refrigerate. Cut into bars once chilled.