What Are Carmelitas?

This easy recipe combines layers of luscious caramel, rich chocolate, and buttery oats into a mind-blowing square that is sinfully delicious!

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Make the Oat Mixture

Melt the butter in the microwave, then whisk in the brown sugar, vanilla, flour, oats, baking soda and ¼ teaspoon salt.

Bake the Oat Mixture

Press half of the oat mixture into the pan and bake for 10 minutes.

Prep the Caramel

Stir together the caramels, cream, and ¼ teaspoon salt in a large bowl.

Heat the Caramel

Microwave for 1 minute and stir. Then heat again for 1 minute and stir until smooth.

Assemble the Layers

Sprinkle chocolate chips over the baked crust, then pour the caramel sauce over top.

Add the Oat Mixture

Top it all off with the remaining crust mixture.

Bake Again

Bake the carmelitas for 15 minutes.


Place the pan on a wire rack and allow to fully cool prior to slicing.

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