5 from 3 votes
Fudge Nut Bars - an oatmeal cookie base topped with chocolate fudge, lots of nuts, and then more oatmeal cookie baked on top! Gooey and so good!
Fudge Nut Bars
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Fudge Nut Bars - an oatmeal cookie base topped with chocolate fudge, lots of nuts, and then more oatmeal cookie baked on top! Gooey and so good!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fudge nut bars
Servings: 24
Calories: 361 kcal
Author: Erin
Ingredients
Bars
  • 1 cup butter , softened
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old fashion oats
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
Fudge Layer
  • 1 (12 oz) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 Tbls butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup nuts for topping
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease or line a 13x9 inch baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In an electric stand mixer, beat butter and brown sugar together until light and fluffy. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Stir in oats, flour, baking soda, and salt until well combined.
  3. Press 2/3rds of mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  4. In a microwave safe bowl melt together chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, butter and salt. Heat for 1 minute, stir until smooth. Heat at 15 second intervals if it needs more.
  5. Mix in vanilla and nuts. Stir until well combined. Pour over base mixture, spread evenly.
  6. Crumble remaining base mixture over the fudge layer. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup nuts.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes until set and starting to turn golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Fudge Nut Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 361 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 335mg14%
Potassium 193mg6%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 295IU6%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.