Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

slightly adapted from a recipe at Bunnys Warm Oven
recipe from Lisa@The Cutting Edge of Ordinary

1 stick butter at room temp

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup white sugar

1 egg

1 Teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

1 cup quick or rolled oats

1 cup milk chocolate chips plus more for sprinkling on top


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9 inch baking pan.


In a bowl, beat butter,sugars,egg and vanilla until light and fluffy. Combine the flour,baking powder,salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in another bowl and whisk to combine. With the mixer on low speed add the flour mixture to the butter mixture. Beat until just combined. Stir in the oatmeal and the chocolate chips. Spread the batter into the baking pan. Sprinkle the top with a few more chocolate chips. Bake 20 - 25 minutes or until set in the middle and toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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