Fudgy Oatmeal Bars Recipe

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Fudgy Oatmeal Bars

Kathleen Taylor

By
@MeanJean6613

These are definately a favorite for me!


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Ingredients

2 c
brown sugar, packed
1 c
unsalted butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla
2
eggs
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
3 c
quick cooking (or regular) oats
2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
14 oz
sweetened condensed milk
12 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
toasted pecans, chopped (or nuts of your choice)
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Mix brown sugar, 1 cup butter, 1 teasoon vanilla, and the eggs.
3
Stir in flour, baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon salt; stir in oats.
4
Reserve 1/3 of the oat mixture.
5
Press remaining oat mixture in a greased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2×10 1/2×1 inch.
6
Heat 2 tablespoons butter, the milk and chocolate chips over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted; remove from heat.
7
Stir in nuts, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/2 teaspoon salt to chocolate mixture.
8
Spread chocolate mixture over oat mixture in pan.
9
Drop reserved oat mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls onto chocolate mixture.
10
Bake unitl golden brown, 25 to 30 minutes. Cut bars into about 2×1 inch, while warm. 70 bars; 135 calories per bar.

*If using self-rising flour, omit baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate