Oatmeal Brownie Bars
 
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The combination of fudgy brownies and crispy oatmeal crust is irresistible in these Oatmeal Brownie Bars! This is a fun twist on already decadent brownies!
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Recipe type: Brownies, Desserts
Cuisine: American
Serves: 32
Ingredients
  • OATMEAL LAYER:
  • 1¼ c flour
  • 1 c. uncooked quick oats
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅔ c. butter (no substitutes)
  • BROWNIE LAYER
  • ⅓ c. butter
  • 3 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1¼ c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 T. milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. flour
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. For the crust add flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda and salt to a food processor. Cut ⅔ cup cold butter into small pieces. Add to food processor. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Reserve 1¼ cups oatmeal mixture. Spread remaining oatmeal mixture into greased 9" x 13" pan. Press gently. Bake 10 minutes.
  4. For the brownies melt unsweetened chocolate and ⅓ cup butter in the microwave in 45 second intervals.
  5. Add sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla to mixing bowl. Beat until well mixed. While mixing gradually pour chocolate/butter mixture into wet ingredients.
  6. Add flour and baking powder to wet ingredients. Mix.
  7. Pour brownie batter over oatmeal crust. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Sprinkle remaining oatmeal crumbs over brownies. Press gently.
  8. Bake 15-18 minutes.
  9. Cool. Cut into bars.
Recipe by Little Dairy On the Prairie at http://www.littledairyontheprairie.com/oatmeal-brownie-bars/