Caramel Oatmeal Chewies

Marsha Baker

By
@mrsbakery

Every time I make these delectable bars, I always get asked for the recipe. The creamy caramel ice cream topping in the middle makes these tasty treats, more than wonderful.


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Serves:

15 - 18 servings

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1-3/4 c
quick or old fashioned oats
1-3/4 c
all purpose flour, divided
3/4 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt, optional
3/4 c
butter or margarine, melted
2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
chopped nuts
1 c
caramel ice cream topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Grease bottom of 9" X 13" X 2" baking dish.

Preheat oven to 350. Grease bottom of 9" X 13" X 2" baking dish.
2
Combine oats, 1-1/2 c. flour, brown sugar, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Stir in butter; mix well. Reserve 1 c. oat mixture; press remaining oat mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 12 - 15 minutes or until brown. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and nuts.
3
Mix caramel topping with remaining flour in small bowl; drizzle over nuts to within 1/4" of pan edges. Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture. Bake 18 - 20 minutes longer or until golden brown.
4
Cool in pan on wire rack; refrigerate until firm. Setting them out at room temperature for a few minutes prior to cutting them makes for an easier job.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #oatmeal, #caramel, #bars