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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

In my opinion, it doesn't get any better than oats and chocolate. Doing a little holiday baking.

OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP BARS  //  Adapted from the the fine folks at Quaker Oats

1/2  cup (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened

3/4  cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2  cup granulated sugar

2  eggs

1  teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2  cups all-purpose flour

1  teaspoon baking soda

1  teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2  teaspoon salt

3  cups old fashioned oats (uncooked)

1  12 oz. bag chocolate chips (I like them chocolately!)

• Heat oven to 350°F.

• In large bowl, beat butter and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and chocolate chips; mix well.

• Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered.


Debbie Powell