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Pat Langer's Oatmeal Toffee Bars

(by Ann Dunaway)

1 3/4 sticks butter, melted (14 T.)

4 c. old-fashioned oatmeal

1 c. brown sugar

1 c. white sugar

1 t. salt

1 1/2 t. vanilla extract

6 oz. (at least) chocolate chips, melted

1/2 c. peanut butter

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Combine butter, oatmeal, brown and white sugars, salt and vanilla extract.

Pack into a greased 9 x 13 baking pan.

Bake for 15 minutes.

Cool slightly.

Combine chocolate chips with peanut butter, and use to frost the bars.

(Read The Best Thing Since Robert Redford, the story that accompanies this recipe.)