Oatmeal Caramelitas
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 50 light candy caramels
  • 1/2 c. evaporated milk or light cream
  • 2 c. All-purpose flour
  • 2 c. oatmeal
  • 1 1/2 c. brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. butter, melted
  • 16-oz. pkg. semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c. chopped pecans
DIRECTIONS
  1. Melt caramels in milk in heavy saucepan; cool slightly .
  2. Combine next 6 ingredients; mix until crumbly. Press half the crumbs in greased 13x9-inch pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with chocolate pieces and pecans; spread carefully with caramel mixture. Press remaining crumbs on top.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes longer or until golden brown.
  6. Chill for 1 to 2 hours; cut in 48 bars.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This my friend's Grandmother's Recipe Notes: To double the recipe, use a 9x13 pan. You'll need to bake about 30 minutes for a double recipe.