Chocolate Caramel Oatmeal Chews
BOOM! Thanks to my sister Kim who shared her favorite new cookie bar recipe with me. My family and friends are crazy for them!
Serves: 24 servings
  • 2 cups quick or old-fashioned oats
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup butterscotch caramel ice cream topping (I use Mrs. Richardson brand)
  • ½ cup pecans (chopped or whole)
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips (or a mix of white or dark chips)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray 9 x 13" pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Combine oats, 1-1/2 cups of flour, brown sugar and baking soda in a bowl. Add butter; mix until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup of crumb mixture. Press remaining crumb mixture into bottom of pan.
  4. Bake 15 minutes.
  5. Combine ice cream topping and remaining ¼ cup flour in a small bowl; whisk until smooth.
  6. Drizzle over bottom crust; carefully spread to the edges.
  7. Combine pecans and reserved crumb mixture in small bowl. Sprinkle crumb mixture and chocolate morsels evenly over caramel mixture.
  8. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.
  9. Remove to cooling rack. Cool Completely. Cut into bars.
Recipe by Cheery Kitchen at