No frosting necessary for these bars!
1 3 1/4 ounce package of chocolate pudding that requires cooking
1 package chocolate cake mix
1 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Cook the pudding with milk according to the manufacturers directions. Stir in the cake mix. Mix very well.
Pour this batter into a greased 9" x 13" pan or 10" x 15" pan. Scatter the chocolate chips and nuts, if desired, on the top.
Bake for 25 minutes. After cake is cooled, cut it into bars.