Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Fig Bars

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 stick Butter softened
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Old Fashioned Oats
  • 20 dried Golden Figs finely chopped
  • 1 cup Dark Chocolate Chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×9 square baking pan with parchment paper allowing the extra to hang over the sides. Set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir to combine.

  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Mix in egg and vanilla extract. Reduce the mixer speed to low and, working in batches, add in flour mixture. Fold in oats, figs and chocolate chips.

  4. Spread mixture into baking pan. Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and let cool before cutting into squares.