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1 c. plus 2 Tbs. butter or margarine, divided
2 c. packed brown sugar
4 tsp. vanilla, divided
3 c. quick oats
2-1/2 c. all purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp. salt, divided
1 tsp. baking soda
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
2 c. (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c. chopped walnuts
Cream 1 cup butter and brown sugar, beat in the eggs and add 2 tsp.
vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda and 1 tsp. salt, stir into
creamed mixture. Press about half of this mixture onto a greased 15x10x1
In a saucepan combine milk, chocolate chips, remaining butter and salt. Cook and stir over low heat until the chips are melted, remove from heat, stir in the remaining vanilla and walnuts. Spread over the crust, sprinkle remaining oat mixture over the top. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until golden, cut while warm.
Recipe yields 4 dozen squares