Chewy Oatmeal Bars {Chocolate Chip} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Chewy Oatmeal Bars {Chocolate Chip} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

These Chewy Oatmeal Bars are pull-apart chewy and so delicious. A great way to start the day or make them for after-school snacks. They are a great snack to take to picnics, holidays, and get-to-gethers.

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Chewy Oatmeal Bars {Chocolate Chip}

These are so delicious…I have to hide them from myself. Don’t get me wrong, I love baking cookies for the kids, but when you can just bake one batch, and DONE… I’m all over it!

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Make-Ahead and Storage:

These chewy oatmeal bars can be made 3-4 days in advance.

Store them in an airtight container at room temperature.

Freezing:

You can freeze oatmeal bars by wrapping them individually in wax paper and storing them in a freezer bag. Thaw at least one hour before eating.

Add-Ins for Homemade Oatmeal Bars:

  • M&Ms
  • Nuts – chopped walnuts or pecans would be delicious
  • cinnamon spice
  • dried fruit like cranberries or cherries
  • pistachio nuts
  • peanut butter

Are you ready to make these delicious Oatmeal Bars? Let’s make sure you have everything you’ll need:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 T. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1&1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1 cup of quick oats

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars – Kid Friendly Things To Do

Chewy and delicious chocolate chip oatmeal bars

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 servings 1x

Ingredients

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Crust 

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar

Filling

  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1&1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1 cup of quick oats

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix the first flour, unsalted butter, and 1/2 cup of brown sugar, and spread out into an ungreased 9×13 pan
  • Bake that for 10 minutes
  • While that is baking, In a large bowl – mix 2 Tbsp. of flour, baking powder, salt
  • add the eggs, 1 cup of brown sugar, and vanilla
  • Pour that over the baked crust
  • Sprinkle the chocolate chips, and oatmeal on top
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes
  • When they cool off, slice into bars

Notes

store covered at room temperature for 3-4 days

 

~Melissa -KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

 

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