Double Chocolate-Oatmeal Bars

Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Delicious cookie bars you can make ahead! Store airtight with wax paper between layers at room temp for up to 5 days or freeze up to 3 months. This is a favorite with my girls!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, letting ends extend about 2 inches above pan.
  3. Lightly coat with nonstick spray.
  4. FILLING: Microwave milk and chocolate in a 1-qt glass measure on high until steaming hot.
  5. Let stand 1 minute until chocolate melts and mixture is well blended and thickened.
  6. Stir in vanilla.
  7. Put next 5 ingredients in a large bowl: beat with mixer until fluffy.
  8. Add flour; beat just until blended.
  9. Stir in oats (mixture will be crumbly).
  10. Press 2/3 firmly over bottom of pan.
  11. Spread evenly with chocolate mixture, then sprinkle with remaining oat mixture and the M&M's.
  12. Bake 25 to 30 minutes until lightly browned on top.
  13. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  14. Lift foil by ends to cutting board.
  15. Cut into 48 bars.
Most Helpful

I followed her recipe exactly, they came out o.k, but were too dry for my taste. I like a moister bar, I guess! But thanks for sharing!!

aprilblues24 Fergie November 02, 2003