My favorite cookies are always those packed full of oat. These Oatmeal Chip bars are loaded with oats and chocolate and are just delicious!
It's time again already for another installment of #FreakyFriday! If you haven't been following so far, we are a group of food bloggers who, a few times a year, get secretly assigned to a fellow members blog. We then pick something to make, and write all about it in a blog post. It's a lot of fun and a great way to find new and exciting blogs to follow.
This time we had a much more specific task - make a cookie or candy that you'd expect to see on a Christmas/Holiday platter.
We have 12 lovely ladies participating in this round; An Affair From The Heart, A Dish of Daily Life, The Foodie Affair, Wild Flours Kitchen, Full Belly Sisters, LeMoine Family Kitchen, Christine It, Cooking on a Budget, PicNic, Life Currents, Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies, and Who Needs a Cape
For this round I was assigned to Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies and oh was I spoiled for choice! This blog is run by the lovely Kris from southwest Wisconsin. Her "About Me" page on her blog is very different from what you're used to seeing, it consists of a list of 20 facts about Kris, it's well worth a read so check it out here.
After going through SO many recipes, and eventually being so indecisive that I got my fiancé to choice, I made Oatmeal Chip Bars. I had a whole heap of recipes bookmarked, that I'd love to make at some stage; Cake Cookie Bars, Honey Oatmeal Cookies with Dark Chocolate Chips, Monster Cookies, and Peanut Butter Picnic Bars.
These cookie bars are really fantastic - they are so easy to make, not too sweet, and have just the right amount of chocolate. Of course all those oats gives a great chew to them too!
Oatmeal Chip Bars
Makes about 16 bars
5. Cool, but cut the bars while still warm, as a knife will go through them more easily