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Oatmeal Carmelitas Recipe

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This recipe for Oatmeal Carmelitas, by , is from What's Cooking In The Neighborhood , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Campbell
Added: Friday, October 3, 2008


1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup quick cooking oats
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup melted butter
1/4 tsp. salt
6 oz. semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
3/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
3 T. all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 350. Grease one 9X9 inch square pan.

Combine the 1 cup flour, baking soda, oats, brown sugar, salt and melted butter. Mix to combine, mixture will be very crumbly. Press half of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.

Bake @ 350 for 10 min.

Let cool slightly, then sprinkle over the crust the chocolate chips and chopped nuts. Mix the caramel ice cream topping with the 3 T. of flour and drizzle over the chocolate chips. Top with the remaining oatmeal mixture. You will need to break it into small pieces to cover.

Bake at 350 for 15 min. Let bars cool before cutting.

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Number Of Servings:
36 small bars




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