Chocolate and Caramel Oat Bars
 
 
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Serves: 16-20
Ingredients
  • 2 cups quick cook oats
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1½ cups butter, melted (3 sticks)
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 2 cups caramel bits
  • 2 TBSP milk
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium bowl mix together oats, flour, brown sugar, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add in melted butter and mix to combine.
  5. Press half of the oat mixture into the bottom of the dish into an even layer.
  6. Bake 15 minutes.
  7. While oat mixture is baking, melt together caramel and milk in the microwave for 1 minute or until completely melted. Stir to combine.
  8. Sprinkle chocolate chips over cooked oat mixture then pour caramel over the top.
  9. Crumble the remaining oat mixture over the top and bake for 20-25 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  10. Immediately run a sharp knife around the edges and let cool in the pan for 2-4 hours before cutting and serving.
Recipe by Mandy's Recipe Box at http://mandysrecipeboxblog.com/chocolate-and-caramel-oat-bars/