Rating: 5 stars
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We can't quite call these sinfully rich chocolate chip peanut butter bars "health food," but with whole-wheat flour, wheat germ, and rolled oats mixed in, they're much more respectable.

Christopher Hartfield
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Credit: Jim Henkens

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total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 12 bars
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat butter with sugars until smooth. Beat in egg, peanut butter, and vanilla until well blended.

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  • In another bowl, whisk together flours, wheat germ, oats, baking soda, and salt; stir or beat into butter mixture until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as needed. Stir in chocolate chips.

  • Spread dough evenly in a buttered 8-inch square baking pan. Bake until pale golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool on a rack about 10 minutes, then cut into 12 pieces. Let cool completely.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

304 calories; calories from fat 50%; protein 5.7g; fat 17g; saturated fat 8.4g; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 2.9g; sodium 226mg; cholesterol 39mg.
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