Oatmeal Carmelitas

AuthorcarliemarieCategory

Oatmeal cookie meets candy bar... these things are one of a kind and absolutely divine. When I discovered this recipe in my Grandma's recipe box, I truly didn't know what to expect. The results did not disappoint!

Yields24 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time2 hrs 50 mins

Crust
 1 cup Flour
 1 cup Quick Cooking Rolled Oats
 ¾ cup firmly packed Brown Sugar
 ½ tsp Baking Soda
 ½ tsp Salt
 ¾ cup Butter, Melted
Filling
 1 cup Milk Chocolate Pieces
 ½ cup Chopped Pecans
 ¾ cup Caramel Topping
 3 tbsp Flour

1

Preheat Oven to 350. In large bowl, combine all crust ingredients. Blend well with mixer to form crumbs. Press HALF of crumbs into 11x7 pan. Bake for 10 minutes.

2

While bottom crust is baking, mix caramel and flour in a bowl. Chop nuts (if need be) and chocolate pieces.

3

After the 10 minutes, remove from oven. Sprinkle with chocolate and nuts, then spread caramel mixture evenly on top. Sprinkle with remaining crumbs, then bake 15-20 minutes- taking out when the top layer looks set.

4

Cool for 1-2 hours before cutting into bars.

Ingredients

Crust
 1 cup Flour
 1 cup Quick Cooking Rolled Oats
 ¾ cup firmly packed Brown Sugar
 ½ tsp Baking Soda
 ½ tsp Salt
 ¾ cup Butter, Melted
Filling
 1 cup Milk Chocolate Pieces
 ½ cup Chopped Pecans
 ¾ cup Caramel Topping
 3 tbsp Flour

Directions

1

Preheat Oven to 350. In large bowl, combine all crust ingredients. Blend well with mixer to form crumbs. Press HALF of crumbs into 11x7 pan. Bake for 10 minutes.

2

While bottom crust is baking, mix caramel and flour in a bowl. Chop nuts (if need be) and chocolate pieces.

3

After the 10 minutes, remove from oven. Sprinkle with chocolate and nuts, then spread caramel mixture evenly on top. Sprinkle with remaining crumbs, then bake 15-20 minutes- taking out when the top layer looks set.

4

Cool for 1-2 hours before cutting into bars.

Oatmeal Carmelitas

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