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Easy Chocolate Oatmeal Bars Recipe (Chocolate Crumb Bars Recipe)

Chocolate Oatmeal Bars with Figs

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Easy chocolate oatmeal bars recipe, also known as chocolate crumb bars, made with simple ingredients. They are rich and fudgy and have a chewy texture.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 16 Bars
Calories 316
Author CakeWhiz

Ingredients

Oatmeal Layer

  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted, Melted
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 Egg Large
  • 1/2 cup Sugar Granulated
  • 1/2 cup Sugar Brown
  • 1 cup Flour All-purpose
  • 1 1/3 cup Oats Old fshioned

Chocolate Fudge Layer

  • 1 1/3 cup Chocolate chips Semisweet
  • 2 tbsp Butter Unsalted, Room tenperature
  • 1 cup Condensed Milk

Fig Layer

  • 1/3 cup Sun-Maid Figs Calimyrna figs, Roughly chopped

Instructions

Oatmeal Layer

  • In a large mixing bowl, add butter, vanilla, egg and mix everything together. 
  • Add granulated sugar and brown sugar and mix again. 
  • Add flour and mix until smooth. 
  • Add oats and mix until until you have a thick lumpy mixture. 
  • Spread this mixture in a square pan (Dimensions: 8x8), lined with foil paper and sprayed with oil or lined with high quality wax paper. BE SURE TO RESERVE A THIRD OF THE MIXTURE FOR THE TOP. 
  • Use a spatula to spread out the batter evenly and press it down tightly. Keep aside.

Chocolate Fudge Layer

  • In a separate bowl, add chocolate chips, butter, condensed milk. 
  • Heat in the microwave and mix until mixture is smooth. 
  • Pour this chocolate mixture on top of the oatmeal layer and spread it out evenly with a spatula.
  • Stick chopped figs on top of this chocolate layer. 
  • Spoon reserved oatmeal mixture randomly on top of the figs but don't spread it out. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 23-25 minutes OR until oatmeal mixture is golden brown on top. Enjoy!

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Notes

  • Read all my tips above. 
  • Leftovers can be stored at room temperature in a sealed container for up to 2 days. 
  • Chilling in the fridge makes it easier to cut perfect smooth slices. 

Nutrition

Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1mg