Chocolate Oatmeal Fudge Bars – NO BAKE Recipe!

Soft, chocolatey, and ultra fudgy NO BAKE chocolate oatmeal fudge bars!

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When I first posted a picture of this recipe on Instagram, people went crazy.

In under 24 hours, the photo had already gotten close to 10,000 likes and over a hundred comments… I couldn’t respond fast enough!

It was hard to keep the recipe secret, but I wanted to first test the bars out at a party in real life, to make sure they tasted as good as they looked.

The test run went even better than I’d hoped, with 6 requests for the recipe and TWO batches of these bars completely gone before the party was even half over.

So I can now tell you with confidence this recipe is definitely non-health-food-eater approved!!!

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Chocolate Oatmeal Fudge Bars Recipe

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Oatmeal fudge bars have been a favorite potluck recipe for generations.

But just because they contain oatmeal does not make the standard version of these treats a healthy choice.

Many oatmeal fudge bar recipes–including copycat recipes you can find online for the famous Starbucks oatmeal fudge bars–contain a shocking amount of butter and sugar even by traditional dessert standards!

Think 1 1/2 cups of butter, 2 cups of flour, and an entire 2 cups of sugar, not to mention all the sugar from 2 cups chocolate chips and a can of sweetened condensed milk.

If any recipe were screaming for a healthier makeover, the traditional oatmeal fudge bar would be it.

With so many facets of the original recipe needing an update, I opted to throw the traditional recipe out the window and start completely from scratch.

These lightened-up oatmeal bars are flourless, vegan, and just as deliciously chocolatey as the original version!

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If you’ve never had an oatmeal fudge bar before, imagine eating a homemade oatmeal cookie sandwich with a layer of smooth chocolate fudge in the middle.

That’s pretty much what this recipe tastes like.

Oh! Except I forgot to mention the BEST part!

Instead of using any oil in the recipe, I made these bars even more delicious by adding peanut butter! Basically, they contain all my favorite foods in one hand-held dessert!

If you are not a peanut butter addict like I am, you have many alternative options for these bars, including almond butter, cashew butter, coconut butter, or even sunbutter.

NO BAKE Gooey Chocolate Oatmeal Fudge Bars

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Chocolate Oatmeal Fudge Bars

Inspired By: Chocolate No Bake Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Fudge Bars

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