Chewy Chocolate Oatmeal Bars- Mom's

Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

This recipe has been around for a long time. It was one of my Mom's special occasion cookies 25 years ago. She made them often for church potlucks and holidays.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
2 c
brown sugar
2 large
eggs
4 tsp
vanilla extract, divided
3 c
quick cooking oats
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1
(14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 c
semisweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
chopped walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9 by 13 inch baking pan.

In a large bowl, beat together 1 cup butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Mix in eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla. In another bowl, combine oats, flour, baking soda, and 1 teaspoon salt. Stir into butter mixture. Set aside.
2
In a medium saucepan, heat sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chips, 2 tablespoons butter, and 1/2 teaspoon salt over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in walnuts and 2 teaspoons vanilla.
3
Pat 2/3 of the oat mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over the top, and dot with remaining oat mixture.
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in preheated oven. Let cool on a wire rack, then cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies