Oatmeal (Dad's) Cookie Squares

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is an excellent square which is very easy to make, looks good and tastes scrumptious. I have had this recipe for many years. It freezes well.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 dozen oatmeal cookies (Dad's by Nabisco)
  • 12 cup butter, divided
  • 3 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 12 cups powdered sugar (icing)
  • 12 cup chopped nuts


  1. Crush 2 dozen cookies in the blender and add 1/4 cup melted butter.
  2. Mix together, reserving 1/4 cup for topping.
  3. Pat in greased 8 x 8 pan and bake for 10-15 minutes at 350°.
  4. Let cool.
  5. Melt together in double boiler 3 squares semi-sweet chocolate and 1/4 cup butter.
  6. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 egg and mix well.
  7. Remove from heat and add 1 1/2 cups icing sugar and 1/2 cup chopped nuts.
  8. Put on top of cooled crust and sprinkle remaining cookie mixture on top of filling.
  9. Place in fridge and let cool before slicing.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is an excellent addition to my holiday tray. It definitely looks and tastes scrumptious. Made as posted and wouldn't change a thing. The Dad's cookies made for a wonderful base, the topping is delicious! Hid this one in the freezer too! Thank you - recipe is in my Holiday Cookbook.