Fudge-Nut Oatmeal Bars Recipe

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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!"
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, 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 or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture. Spread two-thirds in the bottom of an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; set aside. For filling, heat milk, chocolate chips, butter and salt in a saucepan or microwave-safe bowl until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and walnuts. Spread over oat mixture in pan. Drop remaining oat mixture by tablespoonfuls over chocolate. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes. Yield: 30 servings.
Originally published as Fudge-Nut Oatmeal Bars in Taste of Home August/September 1993, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 312 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 258mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • 1 cup butter or margarine, 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 or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine oats, flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture. Spread two-thirds in the bottom of an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; set aside. For filling, heat milk, chocolate chips, butter and salt in a saucepan or microwave-safe bowl until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and walnuts. Spread over oat mixture in pan. Drop remaining oat mixture by tablespoonfuls over chocolate. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes. Yield: 30 servings.
Originally published as Fudge-Nut Oatmeal Bars in Taste of Home August/September 1993, p54

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lbsfromNC User ID: 103121 243747
Reviewed Feb. 13, 2016

"Very Good. Used a 9x13 pan. They are very close to a product that was sold at the small grocery store where I worked. They were made by a young lady and everyone raved over them. I made them to take to the staff at the local restaurant where my husband and I eat regularly as a Valentine treat."

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kayco923 User ID: 1748021 1237
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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lmkramp User ID: 24036 2508
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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kulmer User ID: 1431558 613
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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