Fudgy Oatmeal BarsI received this recipe from my sister-in-law, and it’s been a big hit with our…
Fudgy Oatmeal Bars
2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups quick-cooking oats or rolled oats FILLING: 2 tablespoons butter 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped nuts 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt
In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
Beat in vanilla and eggs.
Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Stir in oats by hand.
Press two-thirds of mixture into a greased 15x10x1-in.
For filling, heat butter, milk and chocolate chips in a saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted.
Remove from heat; stir in the nuts, vanilla and salt.
Spread over oat mixture in pan.
Drop reserved oat mixture by teaspoonfuls onto filling.
Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes.
Cut into bars while warm.
Nutrition Facts 1 each:
- 130 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.