Marbleous Peanut Butter Squares

posted by Pat T 01-25-101 7:04 AM

Marbleous Peanut Butter Squares

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3 cup peanut butter
1 egg
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
Peanut butter Frosting (below)
3 Tblsp. baking cocoa
1 Tblsp. milk

Heat oven to 350 F. Grease rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.

Beat sugars, butter, peanut butter, and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed. Stir in flour, oats, baking soda, and salt. Spread in pan.

Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack, about 15 minutes.

Make Peanut Butter Frosting; reserve 1/3 cup. Stir cocoa and milk into remaining frosting until smooth. If necessary, stir in additional milk until spreadable. Frost bars with cocoa frosting. Drop Peanut Butter Frosting by teaspoonfuls onto cocoa frosting; swirl through frostings for marbled design. For squares, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows.

Peanut Butter Frosting:
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
2 to 2-1/2 Tblsp. milk

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