Classic Peanut Butter Lunch Lady Cookie Bars

  1. Ingredients:
    • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
    • 2 large eggs
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 cups quick oats
    Directions:
    1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish and set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
    3. Add the peanut butter, eggs, and vanilla extract, and beat until well combined.
    4. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
    5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
    6. Stir in the quick oats until evenly distributed.
    7. Spread the dough evenly into the prepared baking dish.
    8. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    9. Allow the cookie bars to cool completely in the baking dish before cutting into squares.
    Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutesKcal: 350 kcal | Servings: 24 servings

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