Dreamy Fudge Bar Cookies

Dreamy Fudge Bar Cookies

"This good-looking, good-tasting bar cookie classic has a hint of almond flavoring."
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, soda, salt and oats; stir into creamed mixture; set aside. For filling, combine chips, milk and butter in a saucepan. Melt over low heat, stirring until smooth. Cool slightly. Stir in walnuts and extract. Press two-thirds of oatmeal mixture into bottom of a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Cover with filling and sprinkle remaining oatmeal mixture on top. Flatten slightly. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.

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These cookies were so delicious! I thought that even 1/4 teaspoon of Almond Extract was a little much though, if I made them again I wouldn't put in quite that much. By sight, they don't look l...

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I just made these and the chocolate filling was so runny that we had to shovel the mixture out of the pan. The resulting slop was very tasty though!!

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I just made these and the chocolate filling was so runny that we had to shovel the mixture out of the pan. The resulting slop was very tasty though!!

These cookies were so delicious! I thought that even 1/4 teaspoon of Almond Extract was a little much though, if I made them again I wouldn't put in quite that much. By sight, they don't look l...

These are fudgey and very sweet. I used pecans instead of walnuts, and accidentally put the almond in the crust batter so I also put it in the filling. It was a bit much - not a knock against ...

I made the recipe exactly as written then had to add 2 T of water to the oatmeal/flour mix to make it useable. It looked promising going into the oven, but even with 10 extra minutes of baking,...

These were wonderful! I used white chocolate chips (I was out of regular chocolate chips) and I forgot to add the Almond Extract but they turned out great. They would also be great with peanut b...

Kind of bitter surprisingly. Also kind of dry.

These were pretty good..husband loved them. They looked good. I put them in a slightly smaller pan and added 5 min. to baking time. I would increase the vanilla...don't like almond....next tim...

Because of all the comments regarding the crust being dry I got a little scared and used the crust from a date bar recipe found here at all recipes. The fudge filling was delicious and a big hi...

Very good, rich and gooey. I left out the almond flavoring because I am not a fan of that flavor.

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