These gluten-free oatmeal chocolate chip bars came about completely by accident. I was attempting to make an egg-free version of one of my favorite cookies on the site and after a couple extremely thin test cookies came out of the oven, I scrapped the whole idea and stuffed the batter into a pan.
Patience was not on my side that day.
Once my pan of “cookies” had cooled, I went to cut them into squares assuming I’d most likely have to toss the whole thing. To my happy surprise, what emerged from the pan was an oat-studded, decadent bar, worthy of dessert or a companion with your morning coffee or tea….