Oatmeal Carmelitas

Traci Coleman


Just trying something new and know several people that love caramel, so I decided to go with this easy recipe.

Original recipe from Pillsbury's Bake Off Contest Prize Winning Desserts magazine.

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20 Min
20 Min



2 c
2 c
quick-cooking oats
1 1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 1/4 c
butter, softened


1 jar(s)
(12 oz) caramel topping
3 Tbsp
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c
chopped nuts


1Heat oven to 350. Line 13x9 inch pan with foil and then spray with non-stick baking spray.
2In large bowl, beat all "Base" ingredients until crumbly. Remove 1/2 of the mixture and put in pan, pressing down to form crust. Bake 10 minutes.
3Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix caramel sauce and 3 tablespoons of flour.

Sprinkle chocolate chips and nuts over baked crust. Spoon caramel sauce on top.
4Sprinkle remaining crust mixture over the top. Bake at 350 for about 18-22 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour, then refrigerate 1 - 2 hours or until filling is set.
5Lift from the pan by grabbing foil. Peal foil away from sides and cut into bars. Store in tightly covered container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies