Halloween Goody Bars

Add something delicious to your Halloween celebration! Enjoy these oats and chocolate bars for a perfect dessert treat.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups quick-cooking oats
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup packed brown sugar
3/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter, melted
1
cup chopped pecans
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
2
tablespoons butter, softened
3/4
cup orange and brown candy-coated chocolate candies

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix oats, flour, brown sugar, salt and 1 cup butter with spoon. Stir in pecans. Remove 1 cup; set aside for topping. Press remaining mixture into pan.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, cook condensed milk, chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat, stirring constantly, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Spread chocolate mixture over crust. Sprinkle with candies and reserved oat mixture; press into chocolate mixture.
  • 4 Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until set.. Cool completely, about 2 1/2 hours. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Make these bars year-round, using different colors of chocolate candies to match the season.

Old-fashioned oats can be used in place of quick-cooking oats, but the bars might have a coarser texture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.