Microwave Buckaroo Bars (chocolate, Peanut Butter & Oatmeal)

Total Time
Prep 7 mins
Cook 4 mins

A quick, easy, very yummy recipe. Kids love 'em.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first five ingredients and put in a 9x13 inch glass pan.
  2. Microwave 3 1/2- 4 minutes on high, turning every minute or bake for 15 minutes at 350F in the oven.
  3. Allow to cool.
  4. Melt peanut butter and chocolate chips together in the microwave, and spread the mixture on top of the oatmeal.
  5. Refrigerate.
  6. Cut into bars.
Most Helpful

5 5

These are yummy! I also used light corn syrup, not knowing what white syrup is. And I made individual bites by using a mini muffin tin with liners. When I added the chocolate/pb to the top, I also added an m&m to each one. The oatmeal texture was not my DD's favorite, but DH said they're "good" and ate 4! - Just changed my rating from 4 stars to 5 - they are even tastier the next day after being in the fridge overnight. I can't stop eating them!

5 5

This recipe is so easy to make! I used dark chocolate chips. I also used white chips with the peanut butter and just plain old peanut butter chips. Any way you make it still comes out delicious! Thank littleturtle for such a great recipe! I plan to take these on our long trip for a great snack! I baked mine for 30 minutes.

4 5

These tasted fab - but a bit hard to serve elegantly - mine were a bit all over the place.But this did not alter taste and they were consumed with gusto by all. I was unsure what white syrup was and used Caro corn syrup and I really like the saltiness of the peanut butter with the sweetness of the base - there will be requests to do these again so thanks to littleturtle.