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No bake chocolate oatmeal cookie bars are an easy and delicious no bake dessert bar. The chocolate and peanut combination is heavenly. With just 5 steps in the instructions, these no bake bars are a quick and easy snack that gets gobbled up almost as fast as you can make them.
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INGREDIENTS FOR NO BAKE CHOCOLATE OATMEAL COOKIE BARS
You will need:
- 2 sticks unsalted butter
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- ½ cup milk
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- ¼ cup chopped pecans
- 3 cups quick oats
- ½ tsp vanilla
- ½ cup graham cracker crumbs
SUBSTITUTIONS AND ADDITIONS
Nuts: While the recipe calls for chopped pecans, you can substitute this for many different kinds of nuts. If you prefer you could use chopped almonds, walnuts, cashews, or macadamia nuts instead.
Chocolate Chips: As with the nuts, you can substitute for the semisweet chocolate chips. You could use milk chocolate chips, white chocolate, butterscotch, or peanut butter chips instead.
Graham Cracker Crumbs: You can make your own graham cracker crumbs by placing them in a Ziploc bag and using a rolling pin to crush them. You can also opt to buy store bought graham cracker crumbs if you prefer.
HOW TO MAKE THIS NO BAKE CHOCOLATE OATMEAL COOKIE BARS RECIPE
STEP ONE: Prepare a 9×13 baking dish.
STEP TWO: Add milk, sugar, and butter to a saucepan. Bring to a boil, constantly stirring. Allow to boil for one minute and then remove the mixture from the heat.
STEP THREE: Add chocolate chips and stir well.
STEP FOUR: Add in the pecans, oats, graham cracker crumbs, and vanilla. Stir all of these ingredients together well.
STEP FIVE: Pour the mixture into the prepared 9×13 baking dish. Allow to completely cool, about 1 to 2 hours. Then, slice into cookie bars and serve!
IN THE FRIDGE: After the cookies have completely cooled, you can store them in an airtight container at room temperature for 1 week or in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
IN THE FREEZER: For longer storage, place the cookies in a container in the freezer. They can last for up to 1 month this way.
Can you believe that just five simple steps is all it takes to make these tasty dessert bars? They are so easy to make and so delicious. No bake chocolate oatmeal cookie bars are the perfect combination of crunchy and soft. Make sure to get one quick, because they won’t last for long!
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No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Bars
- 2 sticks unsalted butter
- 2 up granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- 3 cup quick oats
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
- Prepare a 9 x 13 baking dish.
- Add milk, sugar, and butter to a saucepan. Bring to a boil, constantly stirring. Allow to boil for one minute and then remove mixture from the heat.
- Add chocolate chips and stir well.
- Add pecans, oats, graham cracker crumbs, and vanilla. Stir well.
- Pour mixture into the 9 x 13 baking dish.
- Allow to completely cool, about 1 to 2 hours. Slice into cookie bars and serve.