12 months ago

Chocolate Revel Bars

From the original The Best of Byerly’s cookbook! A classic dessert bar with a layer of rich chocolate and a delicious oatmeal cookie crust.

Makes 52 (1 ½-inch) bars
Preparation time: 45 minutes

Ingredients
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon salt
2 ¼ cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
2 tablespoons butter
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (12-ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 F.
  2. Cream 1 cup butter and brown sugar; blend in eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla and salt.
  3. Combine flour, soda and oats; stir into creamed mixture.
  4. Spread two-thirds of the dough in a greased 9×13 baking ban.
  5. In a heavy saucepan, combine 2 tablespoons butter, milk and chocolate chips; cook over low heat, stirring constantly until butter and chocolate melt. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  6. Spread chocolate mixture over dough in pan.
  7. Drop remaining dough by teaspoonfuls on top of chocolate layer.
  8. Bake about 25 minutes. Cool and cut into bars to serve.