M&M Oatmeal Cookie Bars
Chewy oatmeal with sweetened condensed milk and chocolate makes a baked oatmeal bar that is perfect for dessert, a snack or a breakfast bar. If I had an amazing metabolism I would eat these M&M Oatmeal Cookie Bars for breakfast every morning!
Servings 20 bars
- 2 cups quick oats
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup coconut optional
- 1 cup butter softened, but NOT melted
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 1/3 cup peanut butter I prefer creamy
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- 1 cup M&Ms I prefer mini M&Ms
Grease a 9x13 baking pan and preheat oven to 350°F.
Mix oatmeal, brown sugar, baking soda, flour, salt, coconut.
Use a fork or pastry blender to cut butter into the dry mixture until crumbly. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of crumb mixture.
Press crumb mixture into baking dish and bake for 10 minutes.
Combine sweetened condensed milk and peanut butter. Spread over baked crust.
Sprinkle chocolate chips and M&Ms evenly over top of oatmeal bars.
Sprinkle reserved crumbs and bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1mg