Oatmeal Carmelitas

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Oatmeal Carmelitas
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Food.com
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Serves: 36
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups margarine or 1 1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 1 (12 1/2 ounce) jar caramel ice cream topping (1 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 (6 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  1. Heat oven to 350*.
  2. Grease 13×9 inch pan.
  3. In large bowl, blend all crust ingredients at low speed until crumbly.
  4. Press half of crumb mixture, about 3 cups, in bottom of greased pan.
  5. Reserve remaining crumb mixture for topping.
  6. Bake at 350* for 10 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, in small bowl combine caramel topping and 3 tbls.
  8. flour; set aside.
  9. Sprinkle warm crust with chocolate chips and nuts.
  10. Drizzle evenly with caramel mixture; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  11. Return to oven and bake an additional 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Cool completely.
  13. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or until filling is set.
  14. Cut into bars.
  15. Enjoy!

When I made them I used Mrs. Richards butterscotch caramel sauce in the ice cream toppings section. Also, I substituted extra chocolate chips for the nuts.

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2 comments… add one
  • I'm hitting the print button, this will be a perfect recipe for our cookie walk fundraiser we have each year. Thank you
    • they'll go FAST!!

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