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Carmelitas

These little Carmelitas are a sweet little buttery treat. The perfect combination of chocolate, caramel and brown sugar cookie crust topping will leave you begging for more.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 269kcal

Ingredients

  • 11 ounces caramel bits One bag
  • ½ cup light cream or heavy cream if you don't mind a little extra fat
  • ½ cup butter melted (1 stick)
  • ½ cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup oat flour or rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Combine caramels and cream in a small saucepan over low heat.
  • Stir until completely smooth; set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine melted butter, brown sugar, flours, and baking soda.
  • Spoon half of the flour mixture into an 8x8" baking dish and press down into bottom of dish.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Remove pan from oven.
  • Sprinkle chocolate chips over the cooked crust.
  • Pour caramel mixture over the chocolate chips.
  • Crumble the remaining oatmeal mixture over the melted caramel.
  • Bake for an additional 15-20 minutes
  • Cool completely before cutting into squares.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar (1/16) | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1.3mg