Oatmeal carmelitas are soft & chewy oatmeals bars filled with a gooey caramel filling with oozing chocolate. These bars are seriously so irresistible & perfect for sharing!Half is pressed into the pan and baked for 10 minutes as the crust, and the other is crumbled over the top.The gooey filling is melted caramel & heavy cream — it takes a bit of time to unwrap 30+.Add the caramel and heavy cream into a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until smooth and combined. Set aside to cool.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Remove pan from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over crust. Then pour caramel mixture over chocolate chips. Then sprinkle the remaining crust dough over the caramel. Return pan to oven and bake an additional 15-20 minutes, until the edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool completely before cutting. Place in fridge to speed up process.When cooled, remove bars using overhang and cut into squares. Top with more chocolate chips and caramel drizzle if desired.
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