Loaded Oreo Peanut Butter Bars

This "Loaded Oreo Peanut Butter Bars" recipe combines two of the best ingredients with Oreo cookies and peanut butter. These peanut butter bars are so outrageously delicious, with a chocolate Oreo crust, a smooth peanut butter filling and a layer of dark chocolate that is studded with peanut butter cups, chocolate chips, peanut butter chips and honey roasted peanuts, all in one dessert recipe!

This loaded Oreo peanut butter bar recipe looks as good as it tastes, with loads of chocolate and Reese's peanut butter cups. For the Oreo layer of this recipe the ingredients you will need include plain Oreos, and unsalted butter. The ingredients you will need for the peanut butter layer include smooth peanut butter, softened unsalted butter, powdered sugar and salt. To make the Oreo cookie crust you will grease and line a square 8 inch tin with baking or parchment paper, ensuring two sides overhang. Crush the Oreos until they resemble fine crumbs using a food processor or if you don't have one, use a plastic zip lock bag and a rolling pin and crush. Melt your butter in the microwave, stirring in-between 10 second bursts and then pour over your Oreos.

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