Intro: Monster Cookie Bars
2 c. all purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. baking soda
3/4 c. unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
1 c. sugar
2/3 c. packed light brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 c. old fashioned oats
1 c. mini marshmallows
1 c. M&Ms
3/4 c. white chocolate chips
Heat oven to 375F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with non stick cooking spray; set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking soda. In a large bowl, beat butter and peanut butter until smooth (about 1 minute).
Add sugar and brown sugar and beat until well blended (about 2 minutes). Beat in vanilla extract and then eggs, one at a time, beating for 1 minute after each addition.
Reduce mixer speed to low and add in dry ingredients in three portions, mixing only until each addition is incorporated. Fold in oats, marshmallows, M&Ms, and white chocolate chips.
Slightly press down dough evenly into prepared pan. Bake 28 to 32 minutes, or until golden brown and middle begins to puff slightly.
Yield: 2 dozen bars