I grew up eating these. This is a recipe originally from an old Nestle cookbook that my mom adapted to suit us.
- Combine butter, brown sugar, and vanilla and beat until creamy.
- Beat in the eggs.
- Add the flour and oatmeal.
- Spread in a greased 9x13 pan.
- Bake at 350F for 20 minutes.
- Cool slightly.
- Combine chocolate chips and shortening and melt in a double boiler or carefully in a saucepan.
- Spread over baked mixture.
- Sprinkle with chopped nuts.