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Chocolate-Filled Oat Bars

  •  2.8 stars stars based on 4 reviews
  •   75% would make this again
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Makes about 54

1-3/4 cup (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
2 cups walnuts -- coarsely chopped
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups quick-cooking oats
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter or margarine -- room temperature
1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
confectioners' sugar

Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Line a 9"x13" baking pan with foil.

In the top of a double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, heat milk and chocolate, stirring often until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in a walnuts. Set aside.

In a mixing bowl, mix flour, oats, baking soda and salt. In another large bowl, beat butter, brown sugar and vanilla in a large bowl with electric mixer until fluffy. Add flour mixture and beat just to blend. Mixture will be crumbly. Firmly press 2/3 of this mixture into bottom of lined pan. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over top; then sprinkle with remaining flour mixture.

Bake 25-30 min. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Sprinkle top with confectioners' sugar. Lift foil by ends onto cutting board. Cut into 2"x1" bars.

Note: Posted by minnie to alt.cookies.yum.yum.yum

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Reviews of Chocolate-Filled Oat Bars:

1-4 of 4 reviews  

  A cookie baker in MO  Dec 23, 2012
Would make this again.
This is a family favorite!!! Any time I take these anywhere, I have to give out the recipe! Yummy!!!!!! 4 stars

  A cookie baker in New Mrxico  Feb 6, 2011
Would make this again.
The recipe wasn't complete , it didn't say when to put the BROWN SUGAR in?? I added in with the flour mixture . I agree I want make this recipe again. 5 stars

  Josefine Bauchwitz in Berlin  Nov 30, 2010
Would not make this again.
These bars were not tasty at all, i'll never do it again in my life! no offense 1 star

  Something in utah  Oct 27, 2010
Would make this again.
its not tasty AT ALL 1 star

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