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Fudge-Nut Oatmeal Bars Recipe
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Fudge-Nut Oatmeal Bars Recipe

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Writes Kim Stoller of Smithville, Ohio, "When I make these bars for lunches and snacks, they're gone in a jiffy!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • FUDGE FILLING
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 312 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 258 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture. Spread two-thirds into an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; set aside.
  2. For filling, heat the milk, chocolate chips, butter and salt in a microwave-safe bowl until chips are melted. Remove from the heat; stir in walnuts and vanilla. Spread over top. Drop remaining oat mixture by tablespoonfuls over chocolate.
  3. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Fudge-Nut Oatmeal Bars in Taste of Home August/September 1993, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 312 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 258 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 14, 2011

"I have been making this recipe every Christmas for years. It is so simple and Oh so good. No changes,it is good as is."

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Reviewed May. 25, 2009

"My family has loved these for years! My favorite kind of recipe, simple, quick and oh-so-good!"

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Reviewed Apr. 28, 2009

"Very yummy! It's almost like a chocolate chip cookie with a fudgy filling in the middle."

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