Chocolate Filled Walnut Oatmeal Bars Recipe

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Chocolate Filled Walnut Oatmeal Bars

Kristin Miller

By
@Kk723

Since I just posted something overly healthy, I figured I'd better post something not so healthy but oh so yummy :)


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Ingredients

1 c
butter or margarine softened
2 c
light brown sugar packed
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
instant coffee granules-optional
3 c
quick cooking oats
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
chopped walnuts, divided

CHOCOLATE FILLING

1/2 c
butter or margarine
2/3 c
cocoa powder
1/4 c
sugar
1
14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Beat butter and brown sugar until well blended. Add eggs, vanilla and instant coffee(if using), beat 'til fluffy.
2
Stir together oats, flour, baking soda, salt and 1 cup walnuts. Gradually stir into butter mixture, will be thick.
3
Set aside 2 cups of dough. Press remaining dough into a 15-1/2x10-1/2 greased jelly roll pan.
4
Prepare filling by melting butter in medium sauce pan over medium low heat. Stir in cocoa and sugar. Add condensed milk and continuously stir until smooth and thick. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Spread over dough evenly.
5
Crumble reserved dough over top and sprinkle with 1/2 cup walnuts. Bake for 25 mins. or until golden brown (chocolate will be soft). Allow to cool before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts