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WW Freestyle: 16
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
CARMELITAS - Easy to make oatmeal cookie bars filled with gooey caramel and delicious chocolate!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 bars
Calories: 176
Author: Katerina | Diethood


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup light brown sugar , packed
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 sticks butter , melted
  • 1 (14 oz.) package of caramel candies, unwrapped
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Line a 9x9 pan with aluminum foil leaving an overhang on opposite sides to lift the bars out. Grease lightly with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda and melted butter; mix until well combined.
  • Press half of the oatmeal mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan and put it in the oven to bake for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime prepare the caramel.
  • Combine caramels and cream in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until smooth.
  • Remove pan from oven and layer the chocolate chips over the crust.
  • Pour caramel mixture over chocolate chips.
  • Crumble the remaining oatmeal mixture over the caramel.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until light golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and completely cool before removing from pan and cutting into bars.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 176 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 77mg3%
Potassium 93mg3%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 75IU2%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.