Salty Caramel Oat Bars

Jenni K

By
@AnCsMom

Salty and sweet go so perfectly together!
Recipe from cookiesandcups.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
up to 60, depending on size of bars
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 c
sugar
1 c
light brown sugar
2
eggs
1 1/2 c
flour
1 c
finely crushed pretzels
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
3 c
rolled oats
1 can(s)
(14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1
bag (11 oz) bag of caramel bits (if you can’t find the bits, use a 14 oz bag of wrapped caramels, minus 1/2 cup)
2 tsp
vanilla
1 c
milk chocolate chips
1 c
chopped cashews
1 tsp
coarse sea salt

Step-By-Step

1Preheat the oven to 350°. Line a 15x10x1 inch pan with foil.
2With your electric mixer beat butter and sugars together. Add eggs and vanilla until incorporated.
3On low speed add in your pretzels and flour, baking soda and salt. Slowly mix in your oats. Set aside 1 cup of your batter. Press remaining batter into prepared pan.
4In medium saucepan combine your caramels and sweetened condensed milk over medium heat until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour caramel on oat batter. Sprinkle the cashews, chocolate chips and remaining oat batter on top. Sprinkle your coarse sea salt evenly over top.
5Bake for approx. 20 minutes until top starts to golden. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack. When cool, lift bars from pan with foil and cut.

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