Sunday, October 20, 2013

Fudge Walnut Bars

Fudge Walnut Bars
1 cup Butter
1 (12 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate pieces
2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup sweetened condensed milk
2 eggs
2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
½ teaspoon salt
2 ½ cups sifted flour
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon salt

3 cups quick cooking rolled oats

Cream together 1 cup of butter and sugar in bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and 2 teaspoons of vanilla. 

Sift together flour, baking soda and 1 teaspoon salt. Add with oats to creamed mixture; mix well. 

Combine chocolate pieces, condensed milk, 2 tablespoons butter, and ½ teaspoon of salt in a double boiler top.  Place over hot water; stir until melted. Remove from heat. Add walnuts and 2 teaspoons of vanilla. 

Spread 2/3 of dough in buttered 15 ½ x 10 ½ x 1 jelly roll pan. Cover with fudge filling. Dot with remaining dough, swirling over filling.

Bake in 350 F oven for 25 minutes or until done. Cool in pan on rack. Cut in 2 x 1 bars, makes 72.

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