Choc Chip Oat Slice

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    30 minutes

    This is a super easy recipe using ingredients that are usually on hand. Try using walnuts as a variation.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 16 

    • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
    • 125g butter
    • 3/4 cup (125g) packed brown sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 cups rolled oats
    • 1 cup (185g) choc chips

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat an oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. Spread the almonds onto a baking tray; toast until they are golden brown and fragrant; about 5 minutes. Remove from baking tray and reserve.
    3. Melt butter in a small saucepan placed over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar. Cook stirring until sugar has dissolved and mixture is bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and rolled oats. Press mixture into an 20 x 20cm baking tray. Bake in preheated oven until lightly browned and set; about 20 minutes.
    4. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. Sprinkle chocolate chips over surface then let chocolate sit until melted; 2 to 3 minutes. Spread chocolate evenly over oatmeal squares.
    5. Sprinkle warm chocolate with toasted almonds. Cut into squares when cool.
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    lazarela
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     -  03 Jun 2010

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    Oh, man! These were so delicious, and simple too. I had a houseful of kids over and needed a simple and quick snack. This fit the bill, and I also like that it uses all oatmeal and no flour. Considering how easy and fast it was, I figured if it was tasty at all it would be a keeper. But when I bit into it--wow! It was delicious! It's now one of my favorite desserts. The kids liked it too. Very sweet and chewy. I almost wish I didn't find this recipe, because I can see it contributing to the spread of my waistline! These are the minor changes I made. I doubled the recipe and added a pinch of salt and a little cinnamon. I omitted the almonds and put it in a well-greased 9"x13" pan and baked for about 25 minutes. To make this recipe a little healthier, like for a breakfast bar, I might leave the chocolate chips off next time, throw in some raisins and perhaps substitute some honey for the brown sugar. I could probably reduce the sugar to about 3/4 cup and it would still be plenty sweet. (Edited to add: If you find the bars too crumbly, boil the butter/sugar mixture for about a minute before adding the oatmeal.)  -  10 Mar 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    Yum these are great! Yes a bit crumbly, but delicious. I left out the almonds and subbed dried cranberries, you could put in almost anything and they would be great.  -  25 Mar 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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