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Caramel Nut Bars

No recipe image available.Who can resist these chewy caramel and chocolate bars with a delightful oat crust and topping?

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (14-ounce) package caramels
1/3 cup milk
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine the first six ingredients; sprinkle 1 cup into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Do not press. Bake for 10 minutes.
  3. Cook caramels in the milk in a double boiler over simmering water, stirring until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and nuts. Top with remaining oat mixture.
  4. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

Makes 36 bars.