Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

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  2. Bars:

  3. 2 cups brown sugar

  4. 1 cup butter or margarine, softened

  5. 2 large eggs, beaten to blend

  6. 1 tsp. vanilla extract

  7. 3 cups quick-cooking oats

  8. 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

  9. 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts, divided

  10. 1 tsp. baking soda

  11. 1/2 tsp. salt

  12. Chocolate Filling:

  13. 1/2 cup butter or margarine

  14. 2/3 cup cocoa powder

  15. 1/4 cup sugar

  16. 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk

  17. 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. For Bars:

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend together butter or margarine and sugar in a large bowl. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until light and fluffy. Stir together oats, flour, 1 cup walnuts, baking soda and salt and gradually add to butter mixture to form dough. Reserve 2 cups dough. Press remaining dough evenly over the bottom of a 15x10 inch jelly roll pan. Spread chocolate filling over dough. Crumble reserved dough over filling. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup walnuts. Bake 25 minutes until top is golden brown. Cool completely in pan and cut into bars.

  3. For Filling:

  4. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Stir in cocoa, sugar and condensed milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.


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