Chocolate & Caramel Oatmeal Bars

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by CindiJ

Another great recipe using a boxed cake mix. EASY EASY when you need something quick.

Top Review by jaynine

WOW these are really good! And easy to make. I took them to a pot luck and was asked for the recipe by several people. Made exactly as directed, except it took mine a little longer to get golden brown.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350º.
  2. Line bottom & sides of 13x9x2 with foil.
  3. Spray foil with cooking spray.
  4. In large bowl, beat cake mix, butter and egg with electric mixer on low speed about 1 minute or just until crumbly.
  5. Stir in oats, using hands if necessary.
  6. Reserve 1-1/2 cups oat mixture.
  7. Press remaining oat mixture in bottom of pan.
  8. Bake 14-18 minutes or until light golden brown.
  9. Sprinkle chocolate chips and nuts over hot crust.
  10. Mix caramel topping and flour in small bowl; drizzle evenly over chocolate chips & nuts.
  11. Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture over top.
  12. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  13. Cool completely before cutting (about 2 hours).

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