Oatmeal Carmelitas

This recipe for caramel oatmeal bars is a tasty quick fix for either breakfast, desert or snacks. Great idea as an after dinner treat with coffee or tea when entertaining guests
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Servings 20

Ingredients
  

  • 14 oz. caramel
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 cups flour all purpose
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Instructions
 

  • Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, salt and melted butter in mixing bowl and proceed to mix.
  • Press half of crumbs into the bottom of a greased 13×9 pan and bake for 10 mins. @ 350*F
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle one cup semi-sweet chocolate and one cup of chopped pecans
  • Spread evenly with melted caramel
  • Top with remaining crumb mixture and place in pre-heated oven @ 350*F for approx. 20 mins.