Saturday, 26 February 2011

Weekend Baking: Oat Fudge Bars

I don't know about you but, I find ordering at Starbucks immensely intimidating

How can one little cup of coffee have that many descriptive words? Triple, Grande, Extra Hot, Half Caf, Non-fat, Peppermint, Mocha, Latte - Holy brain-overload, Batman! 

You'd find me standing in line with a novelty mug, ordering a double espresso.

And an Oat Fudge Bar : ) 

They may not look like much but these bars are seriously delish. Chewy and chocolate-y with some nice oats thrown in to balance out good and fudgy evil.

(Please excuse the fuzzy pictures, apparently, I'm not nimble enough to pour and click at the same time)


Oat Fudge Bars

1 cup butter
2 cups packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Set aside 2 tablespoons of the butter. Beat the remaining butter with a mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar; beat until well mixed. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In another large bowl stir together flour and baking soda; stir in oats. Gradually stir dry mixture into beaten mixture. Set aside.

In a medium saucepan combine the 2 tablespoons butter, the sweetened condensed milk, and chocolate . Cook over low heat until chocolate melts, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla.

Press two-thirds (about 3-1/3 cups) of the oat mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 15×10x1-inch baking pan. Spread chocolate mixture over the oat mixture. Using your fingers, dot remaining oat mixture over the chocolate.
Bake in a 350°F oven about 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned (chocolate mixture will still look moist). Cool on a wire rack. Cut into 2×2 inch inch bars.






  1. Oh, I love it! Thank you so much for the recipe!

    1. Just happy to share the Oat Fudge Love : )


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