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Betty's Classic Oatmeal Brownies

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Ingredients
  Quick cooking oats/Old-fashioned oats 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Gold medal all purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), melted
  Chocolate brownie mix 1 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package, Betty Crocker Original Supreme, With Chocolate Syrup Pouch)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Heat oven to 350° Grease bottom only of rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, with shortening, or spray with cooking spray.
2. Mix oats, flour, brown sugar and baking soda in medium bowl; stir in butter. Reserve 1 cup of the oat mixture. Press remaining oat mixture in pan. Bake 10 minutes; cool 5 minutes.
3. Stir brownie mix, chocolate syrup, water, oil and 2 eggs for fudgelike brownies (or 3 eggs for cakelike brownies) in medium bowl, using spoon, until well blended. Stir in nuts. Spread over baked layer; sprinkle with reserved oat mixture.
4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out clean or almost clean. Cool completely, about 2 hours. For brownies, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store tightly covered.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked

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