Oatmeal Bars

From Family Circle - July 2010

220
Oatmeal Bars

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    bars


Ingredients

  • 1

    * 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1-¼

    * 1-¼ teaspoons baking powder

  • ¼

    * ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1

    * 1 cup light-brown sugar

  • ¾

    * ¾ cup (1-½ sticks) unsalted butter, softened

  • 1

    * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼

    * ¼ cup milk

  • 2

    * 2 cups quick oats

  • 1-¼

    * 1-¼ cups semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. 2. In a small bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and salt together. In a large bowl, beat sugar and butter on medium-high speed until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Reduce speed to low and beat in milk, then flour mixture. Stir in oats and 1 cup of the chocolate chips. 3. Spread batter into prepared baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees F for 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Microwave remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips for 30 seconds; stir until smooth and drizzle over bars. Cut into squares.


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