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Chocolate Oat Bars

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I made these bars the other night. I was really in the mood for some chocolate chip blondies, but I was possessed to add oatmeal. I know what happends when you add oatmeal. Your food gets...oaty. And crumbly. And chewy. (That's not a bad thing!)

Also, I added twice as much chocolate as I should have. Justin looked at these, took a bite, and looked at me funny. Too much chocolate for him. He was looking forward to regular blondies.

Ha. Too bad.

Yeah, I know I can over do things sometimes. I AM a chocoholic, after all.

The really funny thing about these bars is that were so much better the next day. The vanilla really melded with the oats and they just tasted better.

BTW, the kids made a huge mess eating theirs. It's a good thing they were just sitting on the kitchen floor.



Ingredients
1 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 sticks butter (12 Tablespoons), softened
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups oat…