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Easy Camelita Recipe
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Carmelitas

These soft, gooey homemade carmelitas are the perfect decadent sweet treat for a crowd!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Carmelita, Carmelitas, Carmelitas Recipe
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 299kcal

Ingredients

  • Two bags Kraft pea-size caramels
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups oats
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups butter melted
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a 9x13 pan with foil and spray the foil with nonstick spray.
  • 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 this oat mixture into the bottom of the foil-lined 9x13 pan. Set the other half of the oat mixture aside.
  • Bake the crust in the oven for 8 minutes.
  • While the crust is baking, in a medium pan over low heat, melt the caramels and cream, stirring occasionally until smooth, then add in vanilla.
  • Remove the pan that has been baking in the oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips and walnuts.
  • Pour the caramel mixture over the top of the chips and walnuts.
  • Crumble the remaining oat mixture evenly on top of everything and press down gently on the oat mixture.
  • Return to the oven and bake for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Let the bars cool completely before slicing.

Nutrition

Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 210mg | Potassium: 125mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 427IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg