Chocolate Carmelita Bars

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by CookinwithGas

source unknown; recipe untried but looks yummy; placed here for safekeeping; database does not recognise Smart Balance products so the calorie count is lower than system has calculated.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°; grease 13X9 baking pan.
  2. Combine quick oats, the 1½ cups flour, brown sugar, melted butter, water and baking soda; mixing well; reserve 1 cup of this mixture.
  3. Press the remaining mixture into the greased baking pan and bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes; cool 10 minutes.
  4. Top with the walnuts and the chocolate chips; then combine the caramel ice cream topping and the ¼ cup of flour until smooth.
  5. Drizzle this over the contents of the baking pan, to within ¼ inch of the edge; then sprinkle with the reserved oats mixture.
  6. Return to preheated oven and bake for 18-22 minutes; then cool completely.
  7. Cut into 32 bars before serving.
  8. TIP: if you get unnerved at feeding your young children chopped nuts, then this recipe is NOT for you.

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