Carmelitas Recipe

Carmelitas Recipe

How To Make Carmelitas

A luscious mix of caramel and chocolate makes up this carmelitas recipe! Enjoy a sweet treat sandwiched between tender oatmeal dough.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 32caramels,such as Kraft
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • 1cupall-purpose flour
  • 1cupold fashioned rolled oats
  • ¾cuplight-brown sugar,packed
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ¼tsptable salt
  • 12tbspunsalted butter,cut into 1 tbsp pieces
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupsemi-sweet chocolate chips
  • flaky sea salt,optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Pour the cream over the caramels in a microwave safe bowl, then heat the mixture on High power in 30-second intervals, stirring well after each interval until melted and smooth. Set aside.

  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda and ¼ teaspoon of table salt.

  4. Place the butter in a microwave-safe bowl and heat the butter in the microwave until melted.

  5. Stir vanilla extract into melted butter, then pour mixture over the dry ingredients. Using a fork, stir well to evenly coat.

  6. Press half of the oat mixture evenly into the bottom of a buttered 8×8-inch baking dish.

  7. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes. 

  8. Remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips into an even layer over baked cookie crust, then pour caramel mixture evenly over chocolate chip layer.

  9. Sprinkle some flaky sea salt evenly over caramel layer, then sprinkle top evenly with remaining oat mixture. 

  10. Bake in the oven for 16 to 20 minutes until lightly golden. Cool completely on a wire rack.

  11. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container in a single layer.


  • Calories: 406.21kcal
  • Fat: 22.25g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.04g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.66g
  • Fiber: 1.76g
  • Sugar: 34.74g
  • Protein: 4.17g
  • Cholesterol: 46.00mg
  • Sodium: 214.30mg
  • Calcium: 63.94mg
  • Potassium: 168.71mg
  • Iron: 1.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 141.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.17mg
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