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Carmelitas

Katerina | Diethood
CARMELITAS - Easy to make oatmeal cookie bars filled with gooey caramel and delicious chocolate!
Servings : 16 bars
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Cooling Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  • 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 caramels.
  • Combine unwrapped caramels and cream in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until smooth. Remove from heat.
  • Remove pan from the oven and layer the chocolate chips over the crust.
  • Pour the caramel mixture over the chocolate chips.
  • Crumble the remaining oatmeal mixture over the caramel layer.
  • 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

Calories: 269 kcal | Carbohydrates: 50 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 9 mg | Sodium: 137 mg | Potassium: 147 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 32 g | Vitamin A: 89 IU | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 58 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 48 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caramel cookies, cookie bars, oatmeal cookie bars