No bake monster cookie bars
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups old fashioned oats
3/4 cup mini M&M's
1 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 Tbs. heavy cream
1/4 cup mini M&M's to garnish
Line a 9 inch baking dish with foil or parchment paper.
Combine butter, sugar, and brown sugar together in a large bowl. Mix at medium speed until combined. Add peanut butter and mix until well blended.
Stir in flour (see notes for eating raw flour) and vanilla; mixing until just incorporated. Slowly add oats, 1 cup at a time. Fold in M&M's. Press into prepared pan.
In a microwave safe bowl melt together chocolate and heavy cream, in 30 second increments. Once smooth, pour over cookie dough mixture. Sprinkle with remaining M&M's.
Refrigerate for 1-2 hours, or until chocolate is completely set up before serving.
Raw flour is not safe to eat. You can microwave for 1 minute, or bake at 350 degrees F for 5 minutes.
This recipe originally appeared on Erin's Dinners, Dishes and Desserts site.