Chocolate Filled Walnut-Oatmeal Bars

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 48
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350°F Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl until well blended.
  • Add eggs, vanilla and instant coffee and beat until fluffy.
  • Stir together oats, flour, baking soda, salt and 1 cup walnuts; gradually stir into butter mixture with spoon (Dough will be thick).
  • Set aside 2 cups dough.
  • Press remaining dough evenly onto bottom of ungreased 15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch jelly-roll pan.
  • Prepare CHOCOLATE FILLING; spread evenly over dough.
  • Crumble reserved dough evenly over filling. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup walnuts. Bake 25 minutes or until top is golden brown (chocolate will be soft).
  • Cool completely in pan on wire rack; cut into bars.
  • About 4 dozen bars.
  • CHOCOLATE FILLING: Melt butter in medium saucepan over low heat. Stir in cocoa and sugar. Add sweetened condensed milk; cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and thick. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
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