• 3 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter or 1 cup margarine
  • 2 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 Preheat oven 350°.
  • 2 Pan required is ungreased 15×10-inch jelly- roll pan.
  • 3 Stir together flour, oats, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • 4 In large bowl, cream 1 cup butter and brown sugar till fluffy; beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • 5 Stir in dry ingredients, mixing till completely combined.
  • 6 In a heavy saucepan, combine chocolate chips, condensed milk and the 2 tablespoons butter.
  • 7 Cook and stir over medium-low heat till chocolate and butter have melted.
  • 8 Remove from heat; stir in nuts and vanilla.
  • 9 To assemble, pat 2/3 of dough into pan (damp fingers work best). Spread chocolate mixture over dough.
  • 10 Take remaining dough and “dot” chocolate with small bits till it's all used up.
  • 11 Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes. DO NOT over bake.
  • 12 Chocolate will still look moist.
  • 13 Cool on wire rack.
  • 14 Cut into squares.
  • 15 Store in an AIRTIGHT container!