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Holiday Candy Fudge Bars Recipe
|Quick cooking oats||2 Cup (32 tbs), uncooked|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Chopped pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs), melted|
|Candy coated chocolate pieces||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), divided (Red And Green Colored)|
|Sweetened condensed milk||14 Ounce (1 Can)|
Calories 665 Calories from Fat 316
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37 g56.3%
Saturated Fat 16.7 g83.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 54.3 mg
Sodium 216.3 mg9%
Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.2%
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g19%
Sugars 48 g
Protein 12 g24.4%
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 1.6%
Calcium 16.4% Iron 11.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. Grease a 13-inch X 9-inch baking tin with butter or baking spray.
2. Preheat the oven to 375°F
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients.
4. Drizzle the butter or the mixture and beat with an electric mixer until blended to resemble cake crumbs.
5. Remove 1 ½ cups of this mixture and turn the remaining into the greased pan.
6. Press the crumb mixture evenly on the bottom of the tin.
7. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes then remove and let cool.
8. Reduce the oven temperature to 350°F
9. Melt 1 cup of the chocolate pieces in the microwave or over a double boiler.
10. Stir in the condensed milk to make a thick fudge like mixture.
11. Spread the chocolate fudge over the baked crust, using a pallet knife, keeping 1-inch border.
12. Combine the reserved crumb mixture with the remaining chocolate pieces and sprinkle evenly over the fudge, pressing lightly with the back of a spoon or palette knife.
13. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until crust is lightly browned and crisp.
14. Remove from oven and cool slightly in the tin then carefully loosen the sides with a spatula and invert on a wire rack to cool and harden.
15. Cut into bars while still warm using a sharp pastry knife.
16. Serve them at a tea party or pack them and include in your Christmas or Holiday gift hampers.
Store bars in an air tight container or box with sheets of wax paper between each layer, in a cool dry place.