Fudgy Oatmeal Bars

Fudgy Oatmeal Bars Recipe

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Kathleen Taylor


These are definately a favorite for me!


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2 c
brown sugar, packed
1 c
unsalted butter, softened
1 tsp
2 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
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
1/2 tsp

How to Make Fudgy Oatmeal Bars


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

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About Fudgy Oatmeal Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate

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