Category : Desserts
Author : vivian
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Date : 10/02/2001
1 cup shortening2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs3 tsp vanilla 1-1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1-1/2 tsp salt 4 cups quick cooking oats 2 cups chopped nuts 2 tbsp butter 12 ounces chocolate chips 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
Cream the shortening (and butter if you use it) until fluffy; add sugar and beat thoroughly. Add eggs and 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla; beat well. Sift flour, baking soda, and 1 tsp (5 ml) of salt; add to mixture and mix well. Mix in 1 cup (225 ml) of the nuts, and then set aside one cup of this dough. Press remaining dough into greased 9inch x 13 inch pan. In saucepan, melt butter and chips, then add 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt and the milk; stir, but do not cook. Add remaining 1 cup of nuts and 2 tsp vanilla to the chocolate mixture. Spread this mixture over the dough in the pan. Crumble the 1 cup of reserved dough over the chocolate and bake at 350 F for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool before cutting.. if you can wait!
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