- 1 C oats
- 1/2 C flour
- 1/2 C packed brown sugar
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 6 T butter or margarine melted
- 3/4 C gran sugar
- 1/4 C butter or margarine melted
- 1 1- oz. sq. unsweetened chocolate melted and cooled
- 1 egg
- 2/3 C flour
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 C milk
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 C chopped walnuts
- Fudge Frosting
For bottom layer, stir together first 4 ingredients and 1/4 tsp salt. Stir in 6 T melted butter. Pat in 11x71/2x11/2" baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10 min.
For middle layer, combine gran. sugar, 1/4 C butter, and chocolate; add egg. Beat well. Stir together 2/3 C flour, baking powder, and 1/4 tsp salt; add to chocolate mixture alternately with mixture of the milk and vanilla, mixing after each addition. Fold in nuts. Spread batter over baked layer. Continue baking at 350° for 25 min. Cool. Frost with Fudge Frosting. Cut into bars. Top with walnut halves, if desired. Makes 16.
In small saucepan, melt one 1-oz. square unsweetened chocolate and 2 T butter over low heat; stir constantly. Remove from heat; stir in 1 1/2 C sifted powdered sugar and 1 tsp vanilla. Blend in hot water (about 2 T) to make almost pourable consistency.