Desserts

Fudge Nut Bars

Sometimes you just need to satisfy those chocolate cravings. These simple Fudge Nut Bars are exactly what you need. They are rich and sweet with multiple dimensions of flavour. Creamy fudge is layered between an oat base and topping. It reminds me a little of a very decadent granola bar.

These easy dessert bars would be a great addition to any bake sale table. If you are worried about nut allergies, leave out the pecans and just called them Fudge Bars. No biggie.

I cut mine when they were still semi-soft so you can see how gooey that chocolate filling is. If you would prefer a firmer filling, let them cool completely before you cut them. I couldn’t wait to devour these guys. Patience isn’t one of my strong points when it comes to food.

Fudge Nut Bars - Rich and sweet with multiple dimensions of flavour. Creamy fudge is layered between an oat base and topping.

Fudge Nut Bars

This Fudge Nut Bar recipe makes a lot for just our little family of two. My cousin’s son came over to help me with some tasks around the house and I sent him home with a couple plates. I received a text back from his mom telling me how delicious they were and asking for the recipe. Here you go, Allison!

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Fudge Nut Bars - Rich and sweet with multiple dimensions of flavour. Creamy fudge is layered between an oat base and topping.

I don’t know about you, but I love to indulge in sweets every so often. Ok, maybe every day. I need help. I can’t resist chocolate desserts. They know my name and call to me.

For more yummy chocolate fudge recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth, try my No-Fail Chocolate Fudge, Fudge Pie, No-Churn Chocolate Cake Ice Cream and Caramel Bacon Brownies. You might also like this Hot Fudge Sauce.

You might also like these Mud Hen Bars.

Add a little decadence to your life and try my Fudge Nut Bars. I know you’re going to love them! If you try them, let me know what you thought.

What is your favourite chocolate fudge dessert?

Fudge Nut Bars

Yield: 24
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Rich and sweet with multiple dimensions of flavour. Creamy fudge is layered between an oat base and topping.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups oats

Filling

  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 300 ml can sweetened condensed milk (2 cups)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt and oatmeal. Spread 2/3 of batter in a greased 9×13 pan.
  3. To make filling, melt chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, salt and butter in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Stir in vanilla extract and pecans. Pour over batter in pan. Top with spoonfuls of remaining dough.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool before serving.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1 square
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 393 Total Fat: 19.8g Saturated Fat: 10.6g Unsaturated Fat: 6.5g Cholesterol: 47mg Sodium: 240.9mg Carbohydrates: 50.1g Fiber: 3.5g Sugar: 36.6g Protein: 6.5g



Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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