Thursday, February 17, 2011

Peanut Butter Bars

1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon soda
2 cups featherlight flour
1 teaspoon xanthan gum
2 cups oats (gluten free)
Chocolate frosting

Preheat oven to 350ยบ.  Cream together brown sugar, sugar and butter.  Add the peanut butter, vanilla, eggs, salt, soda, flour, and xanthan gum.  Mix.  Add oats and mix.  Place dough on a greased cookie sheet.  Bake for 15 - 17 minutes, until it starts to turn brown.  Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes.  Spread about 6 big scoops of peanut butter on top.  Let it cool completely.  Frost with Chocolate Frosting.

Chocolate Frosting

1/4 cup butter, softened
3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup cocoa

In a medium bowl add butter, powdered sugar and cocoa.  Pour in a few tablespoons of milk and beat.  Add more milk until frosting becomes spreadable.  Beat well.


  1. Just added you to my list of Gluten Free blogs at The Crispy Cook.

  2. I just made these for some friends and neighbors and everyone LOVED them! You know they are delicious when everyone wants the recipe! Plus my hubby who grew up eating peanut butter bars at least once a week, says these are the best he's ever had! Great recipe Rachelle!