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Yikes! It’s been WAY too long since my last TWD post…I apologize to the TWD gods! But here I am, back on the wagon, ready to sing Dorie Greenspan’s praises once more! And these cookies are the perfect way to start. Chocolate Oatmeal Almost-Candy Bars (doesn’t that sound amazing?), chosen by Lillian of Confectiona’s Realm. Oh man, let me tell you..these were outstanding! They start with a layer of oatmeal-peanut cookie dough (delish on it’s own!), then you top it off with a chocolate-sweetened condensed milk-peanut layer and crumble a little more of the cookie dough over the top of that. Bake it off and you have sticky, crunchy, chewy cookie/candy bars! YUM!

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Just look at that gooey chocolate center….oh man…. This was such a great recipe to get me back on the TWD wagon- a great treat! I can’t wait to take these babies to work with me sometime! If you’d like the recipe (trust me, you do), head on over to Lillian’s blog and she’ll have it posted for you.

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  1. These were so good, I just couldn’t stop reaching into the fridge for “just one more”…geez.

    Your bars look WONDERFUL!

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    Comment by Jennifer — January 19, 2010 @ 12:41 PM

  2. These were great. and addictive. the only problem I have is staying away from them. they call to me!!!

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    Comment by Jeannette — January 19, 2010 @ 1:29 PM

  3. your bars look amazing. i think they are my favorite of all the ones i have seen so far.

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    Comment by Eliana — January 19, 2010 @ 2:18 PM

  4. Beautiful.

    My base layer was much thicker than yours.

    Next time I’m gonna try to make it thinner.

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    Comment by chocolatechic — January 19, 2010 @ 2:24 PM

  5. The chocolate layer looks so soft and fudgy–this is why I liked mine best at room temperature. Of course, I keep eating them chilled, too! Great photos:)

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    Comment by mary — January 19, 2010 @ 3:03 PM

  6. SO pretty, A! Wish mine had turned out that beautiful! Glad you’re back! :)

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    Comment by Hornedfroggy of My Baking Heart — January 19, 2010 @ 3:31 PM

  7. Those look amazing!

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    Comment by Karly — January 19, 2010 @ 3:37 PM

  8. hi! lovely looking bars.

    here where I live they are called Revel bars. I actually have no idea how it got that name but they are so good who cares right? we often give this as christmas presents to our friends and family.

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    Comment by Nicole — January 19, 2010 @ 9:39 PM

  9. These were really good, weren’t they? Mine were thicker than yours. I was really excited to make these, which was nice. I like trying new things but sometimes having a hearty bar cookie is just what I want.

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    Comment by Nicole — January 19, 2010 @ 9:53 PM

  10. Your bars look perfect. These were so rich and delicious!

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    Comment by Susan — January 19, 2010 @ 10:50 PM

  11. Glad to have you back! We really enjoyed these. I like them better warm than cold.

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    Comment by Jules Someone — January 20, 2010 @ 10:10 AM

  12. You picked a winner to come back with. I really liked these better warm than cold.
    Mimi

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    Comment by Mimi — January 20, 2010 @ 8:38 PM

  13. Great looking bars. I loved them too and thought they were much better then candy bars!!

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    Comment by Michelle — January 21, 2010 @ 1:53 PM

  14. I love how your chocolate layer is so thick compared to the oatmeal. Wish mine would have turned out like that.

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    Comment by Romaine — January 23, 2010 @ 11:15 PM

  15. Pretty interesting place you’ve got here. Thanx for it. I like such themes and anything that is connected to them. I would like to read more soon.

    Best regards

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    Comment by NightWalker — February 15, 2010 @ 3:33 PM

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