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Carmel Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Carmel Bars, by , is from A Collection of Recipes from the Monticello Junior Woman's Club, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sheila Grambart
Added: Sunday, October 1, 2006


1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. butter (either softened or at room temp)
1 c. flour
1 c. quick oats
3/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. baking soda

Mix all together and pat 3/4 of the mixture into a 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.

Caramel Sauce:
32 caramels (I've always used Kraft)
2 tbsp. cream
3 tbsp. butter
Melt in microwave for 2 minutes and stir, microwave 30 seconds more and stir. Do until all carmels are melted.

Add melted caramel mixture and sprinkle with 1 c. of chocolate chips. Top with remaining crumbs and bake at 350 for 15 minutes.




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