Chocolate Revel Bars

This rich chocolate-oatmeal bar recipe is an all-time favorite in our Test Kitchen.



not yet rated


add your rating
add a comment
Yield: About 75 bars
Prep Time: 30 mins
Recent Activity:
 
savings in
 
Ingredients
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   cup 
    butter or margarine
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   cups 
    packed brown sugar
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   
    eggs
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   teaspoons 
    vanilla
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   teaspoon 
    baking soda
  • see savings
    On Sale
    3   cups 
    quick-cooking rolled oats
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  14  ounce can 
    (1-1/4 cups) sweetened condensed milk
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  12  ounce 
    package (2 cups) semisweet chocolate pieces
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   cup 
    chopped walnuts
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   teaspoons 
    vanilla

Directions
1.
Set aside 2 tablespoons of the butter or margarine. In a large mixing bowl beat the remaining butter or margarine with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar; beat until well mixed. Beat in eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla. In another large bowl stir together flour and baking soda; stir in oats. Gradually stir dry mixture into beaten mixture. Set aside.
2.
In a medium saucepan combine the reserved butter or margarine, the sweetened condensed milk, and chocolate pieces. Cook over low heat until chocolate melts, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in walnuts and the 2 teaspoons vanilla.
3.
Press two-thirds (about 3-1/3 cups) of the oat mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Spread chocolate mixture over the oat mixture. Using your fingers, dot remaining oat mixture over the chocolate.
4.
Bake in a 350 degree F oven about 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned (chocolate mixture will still look moist). Cool on a wire rack. Cut into 2x1-inch bars. Makes about 75 bars.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Line the baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan. Prepare and bake bars in foil-lined pan as above. Cool; lift bars out of pan on the foil. Place uncut bars in freezer bag or container. Seal, label, date, and freeze up to 1 month. Thaw bars at room temperature about 15 minutes. Once thawed, cut into bars.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 117, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 14, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 16, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 52, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
Related Recipe
Triple Chocolate Cookies
Triple Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate lovers enjoy these triple delight cookies. Toasted pecans add a buttery flavor and a slight crunch to these treats.

 Articles
25 Days of Christmas Cookies: White Chocolate and Nutmeg Bars
...White chocolate is super-rich and supersweet. After all, it's almost pure cocoa butter. That's why...-cookie bar that's mellowed with nutmeg, this combination not only rocks the Christmas color scheme, it hits... can; you'll taste the difference.) Bar cookies are great grab-and-go food, whether you're throwing a... read more...
Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread
... for gold with this recipe that includes cherries and chocolate. It turns out, banana bread isn't so... the banana flavor. After mixing the two bowls together to create a lumpy batter, I topped with the chocolate... of decadence of sweet chocolate and cherries. Plus, it's a healthier take at less than 120 calories per slice... read more...
25 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Crinkles
..., we're not kidding!) How could you think about going through the holidays without making Chocolate..., but have you baked Chocolate Crinkles yet? We didn't think so. And WHY should you make these, at this late... hour? Because these delicious, chocolate-laced cookies are easy to do and taste delicious all year long... read more...
how tos

shop our favorite products