Claire #3's Note:
This is a recipe I made up when I wanted the flavor of Tres Leches without a whole cake. The "secret" ingredient is cream of coconut, which is different than coconut milk. Cream of coconut can be found in the beverage aisle under the brand name "Coco Lopez".
My Private Note
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- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 1/3 cups brown sugar, packed
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup finely chopped pecans
- 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
- 1/2 cup cream of coconut
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 12 ounces white chocolate or 2 cups white chocolate chips
- 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- 2Line a 13x9 inch pan with aluminum foil leaving one inch overhang.
- 3Spray foil with no-stick spray.
- 4Beat butter, sugar and vanilla extract until creamy.
- 5Combine flour, oats, baking soda, salt and pecans.
- 6Add flour mixture to butter/ sugar mixture and stir until mixture starts to come together.
- 7Press 2/3 oat mixture into prepared pan.
- 8Bake for 15 minutes.
- 9In a medium sauce pan, heat condensed milk, cream of coconut and milk over medium heat.
- 10Stir in white chocolate.
- 11Turn off heat and stir until morsels are melted.
- 12Pour melted white chocolate mixture over baked oatmeal crust.
- 13Crumble remaining oat mixture on top and bake for 20 minutes more.
- 14Let cool completely and chill.
- 15Lift foil from pan and cut into bars.
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Nutritional Facts for Oatmeal Tres Leches Bars
Serving Size: 1 (55 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 32
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 243.0
- Calories from Fat 122
- Total Fat 13.6 g
- Saturated Fat 7.2 g
- Cholesterol 20.1 mg
- Sodium 125.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 28.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
- Sugars 20.8 g
- Protein 3.1 g