Sweet Treats: Oatmeal Chocolate Bars & Gingersnaps

These two recipes are one of my FAVORITE sweet treats.  I got the bar recipe from my sister-in-law Kellie who is the Queen of Bars!!!  The gingersnap recipe is from a lady in Ernie’s parent’s old ward…and it is my go to christmas cookie (they are SOOOOOO good).

Oatmeal Chocolate Bar

Make fudge
1 can of condensed milk
1 cup milk chocolate chips
add 2 TBL soft butter
2 TBL vanilla

Mix together:
1 cup melted butter
add 2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp Vanilla
2 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
3 cup oats
nuts optional (but what cookies aren’t good without nuts)

Get a 9×13 greased pan
Smash 2/3 oatmeal mixture on bottom and kind of spread up the sides a little
Pour Chocolate mixture over it
Put remaining oatmeal mixture on top (I make them into little pancake patties and piece it together

Bake at 350 for 20 minutes

3/4 cup shortening
1 Cup sugar
2 eggs
3 1/2 T molasses
2 Cup flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 /2 tsp salt
3/4 tsp ginger
1 tsp cinnamon

Cream shortening and sugar.  Add eggs and molasses and mix well.  Combine flour and other dry ingredients, mixing well.  Make small balls of dough, about 1″ in diameter.  Roll in sugar.  Place on cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.  I like to take them out a closer to 8-9 minutes so that they are chewy. Mmm Mmm Mmm I can already taste them now!!!



About melsorens

I'm a mommy who has the privilege of staying home with my three little mouths to feed and two big mouths who love to eat. I'm a believer in moderation so all of these might not be the healthiest recipes, but there is a variety and I believe in eating that way and not leaving anything out. I love good food, I like to cook, I'm not that great at it but I'm always up to try new things, share recipes and eat some more!! These are a collection of random recipes that I have in stored in a bunch of different places...this is my attempt to become more organized, so enjoy and let me know if any of these are yummy to you. View all posts by melsorens

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