Fudge Filled Nutty Oatmeal Bars
Author/Submitted by: THE DESSERT SHOW
dark brown sugar,
powdered instant coffee
unsweetened baking chocolate,,
broken into pieces
14 ounce can
sweetened condensed milk (Eagle Brand
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together butter and brown sugar until
creamy. Add eggs, vanilla and instant coffee. Beat well. Stir together
flour, baking soda, salt and 1 cup walnuts. Gradually add oat mixture to
butter mixture, beating well until blended (batter will be stiff, stir by
hand if necessary at this point). Remove 2 cups of the dough and set
aside. Press remaining dough into bottom of 15 1/2 by 10 1/2 inch jelly
For filling: In medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Add chocolate.
Cook, stirring, until smooth. Stir in sugar and sweetened condensed milk.
Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and sugar is dissolved.
Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Spread chocolate filling over crust in
jelly roll pan. Sprinkle reserved dough over filling. Sprinkle remaining
cup walnuts over all. Bake 25 minutes or until top is golden brown.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Serve cut into bars