Nothing beats the combination of gooey caramel, chocolate chips and sweet oats. These squares have it all and are surprisingly simple to make too.

Chocolate Caramel Oatmeal Squares

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:25 minutes
  • Total Time:40 minutes
  • Servings:36 squares
  • Medium

    Ingredients

  • 64 wrapped caramels
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 cup oats
  • 1.5 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1.5 cup softened butter
  • 2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
Photo by Alex Wiley
Photo by Alex Wiley
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350ºF.

  • Step 2

    Unwrap caramels. Melt caramel and evaporated milk on low heat until smooth in a medium saucepan.

    Photo by Alex Wiley
    Photo by Alex Wiley
  • Step 3

    Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, and baking soda in a large bowl. Cut in butter until the mixture is crumbly.

    Photo by Alex Wiley
    Photo by Alex Wiley
  • Step 4

    Press half of the flour and butter mixture into a 15 x 10 inch pan.

    Photo by Alex Wiley
    Photo by Alex Wiley
  • Step 5

    Bake for 5 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Remove crust from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips. Pour caramel on top and then sprinkle remaining crumbs.

    #SpoonTip: Substitute semi-sweet chocolate chips for milk or dark chocolate.

    Photo by Alex Wiley
    Photo by Alex Wiley
  • Step 7

    Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

    Photo by Alex Wiley
    Photo by Alex Wiley
  • Step 8

    Let cool and then cut into squares.

    Photo by Alex Wiley
    Photo by Alex Wiley