Pizza Bars

pizza bars
I brought Pizza Bars to work this week for a birthday celebration. They’re a favorite of mine- mostly because my mom would only make them once a year- for Christmas (with red and green M&Ms). They were a hit so I’m sharing the recipe!

Ingredients:
1 C brown sugar
1/2 C margarine1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 C flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 C uncooked oatmeal
30 caramels
2 T water
1/2 C semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 C peanuts
1/2 C M&Ms
3 cubes almond bark

Instructions:
In a large bowl cream sugar and margarine. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Add flour, soda and salt; mix in oatmeal. Pat mixture in an oiled 10×15 inch jelly roll pan. Bake 12-15 minutes in a 350 degree oven.

While the crust is baking, combine caramels and water in a microwave safe dish. Microwave for approximately 2-3 minutes or until melted, stirring every minute.

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After crust is baked, spread caramel mixture over hot crust.

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Top with chocolate chips, peanuts and M&Ms.

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Place almond bark in a heavy duty “zippered” bag. Microwave for 3 minutes or until almond bark is melted, checking frequently. Snip corner of bag and drizzle almond bark over top.

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*Please note that while I usually only share healthy recipes, this one isn’t! Enjoy one, share the rest! 🙂