Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

These delicious Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars are thick, soft and chewy. It has all the great taste of a cookie made into a bar form. Easy to make and great for a crowd.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 24
Author beckysbakingdelights


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temp
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 3/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease or line 9 x 13 inch pan with parchment paper.

    2. In large bowl, add in butter and both sugars. Blend with electric mixer on medium speed for at least 3 minutes.

    3. Add in eggs, one at a time. Blend until combined. Add in vanilla extract. Blend until combined.

    4. Add in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Blend on medium-low speed just until ingredients are combined. Don't over mix.

    5. Add in rolled oats and blend just until combined. Batter will be sticky.

    6. Fold in 1 1/2 cups of semisweet chocolate chips.

    7. Spread batter into prepared pan.  Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips on top of batter. Gently press into batter if needed. Bake at 350 degrees F for 22 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

    8. Remove pan to wire rack to cool for at least 10 to 15 minutes. Cut into squares and store in airtight container.

    Recipe inspired from tastes better from scratch and i am baker