Oatmeal Carmelita Bars

Laurie Roberts Recipe

By Laurie Roberts Luv2TryNew

Who doesn't like oatmeal, chocolate, and caramel together? Chewy good these are!


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Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
flour
1 c
quick cooking oats
3/4 c
brown sugar
3/4 c
butter, softened
1
capful vanilla
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c
nuts, chopped (optional)
3/4 c
caramel ice cream topping
3 Tbsp
flour (to mix with caramel topping)

Directions

1
Soften butter in microwave, then add capful of vanilla. Stir and set aside.
2
Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Add butter to this and mix to form a crumb mixture. Divide in 1/2.
3
Press 1/2 mixture in bottom of 8" x 8" pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
4
Remove from oven and layer the chocolate chips, then the nuts, and pour the caramel/flour mix on top.
5
Take the other 1/2 of the flour, oat, sugar mix and crumble it over the top.
6
Bake 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.
Remove and let cool.
7
Place in refrigerator to completely cool, before cutting.
8
Store in air tight container in refrigerator for best results.

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