Chocolate Oat Squares

Chocolate Oat Squares


"This is a wonderful bar cookie. I make it for my family all the time and they just can't get enough."


55 m servings 199 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 199 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 147 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together 1 cup butter with brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Stir in the oats, flour, baking soda and 1 teaspoon of salt. Press two thirds of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. Set aside remaining dough.
  3. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the condensed milk, 2 tablespoons of butter, chocolate chips and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Stir frequently until melted and smooth. Remove from the heat and stir in walnuts and remaining 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Spread over the prepared crust and sprinkle with the reserved crust mixture.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool completely before cutting into squares.
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  1. 26 Ratings


This has the potential to be great, but the recipe as it stands produces very dry, crumbly bars that are far too sweet. Most of them went in the garbage.

Half of this recipe fits nicely in a 8" square baking pan. It's a bit labour intensive for squares, but the result is quite delicious. Try it with other nuts if you don't like walnuts. Thanks...

I found this recipe origanally in a Taste of Home cookbook belonging to my mother. The taste of home version called for only 3 cups of quick cooking oats and called to be baked in a 10x15" bakin...