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Caramel Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cassie Murphy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
32 individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped
5 tbsp. heavy cream
1 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. rolled oats
3/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. milk chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt together the caramels and heavy cream, stirring occasionally until smooth.
2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Stir in the melted butter until well blended. Press half of the mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 in. baking pan. Reserve the rest.
3. Bake the crusts for 8 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Pour the caramel mixture over the top and then crumble the remaining crust mixture over everything.
4. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 12 minutes, or until the top is lightly toasted. Cut into squares while it is still warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 min. prep; 12 min. baking
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This one is a crowd-pleaser, and quick to make for those last minute pot lucks or bake sales.

 

 

 

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