Fudgy Oatmeal Bars

Zelda Hopkins


This recipe came from my Mother. She made these when I was a little girl. I do something a little different and I will tell you about it but its up to you if you want to try it.Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!


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Serves 8 or more
15 Min
30 Min


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2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
butter, softened
2 large
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
3 c
quick oats
12 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk, 14oz
2 Tbsp
1 c
chopped nuts
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
smooth peanut butter[ optional]

How to Make Fudgy Oatmeal Bars


  • 1Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 13x9 pan. Mix brown sugar, 1 cup of butter, eggs and 1 tsp. of vanilla in a large bowl. Stir in flour, baking soda,and 1/2 tsp. of salt.Stir in oats.Press mixture in pan.
  • 2Heat chocolate chips, condensed sweetened milk, and 2 tlbs. butter. Now this is where I add the peanut butter.Cook in 2 quart pan on low heat til chocolate is melted.Remove from heat. Stir in nuts, 1 tsp. vanilla and 1/2 tsp. salt.Spread over oatmeal mixture. Bake till golden brown 25-30 minutes.While warm cut into bars. I occasionally keep out some of the oatmeal mixture out and then apply it the top of the chocolate.

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About Fudgy Oatmeal Bars

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #nuts, #oatmeal, #chips

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