Chocolate Filled Walnut-Oatmeal Bars

Chocolate Filled Walnut-Oatmeal Bars

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediate

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories190
Calories from Fat80
Total Fat10 g15% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol25 mg8% DV
Sodium115 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates24 g8% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars15 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron8% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories190
Calories from Fat80
Total Fat10 g15% DV
Saturated Fat4 g23% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol25 mg8% DV
Sodium115 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates24 g8% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars15 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron8% DV
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered instant coffee (optional)
  • 3 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups light brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened
  • 1-1/2 cups walnuts chopped , divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • CHOCOLATE FILLING (recipe follows)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2. Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl until well blended. Add eggs, vanilla and instant coffee, if desired; 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.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 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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