Easy Salted Carmelitas

These Easy Salted Carmelitas are a super easy cookie bar recipe that's filled with caramel and only 7 ingredient!

These Easy Salted Carmelitas are layers of cookie dough, salted caramel topping, with more cookie dough and nuts. Yum!




  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray, or line with nonstick foil.
  2. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in oats. Reserve 1 1/2 cups dough in small bowl for topping; set aside. Press remaining dough evenly in pan. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  3. In small bowl, mix caramel topping and flour until well blended. Using spoon, drizzle evenly over bars to within 1/2 inch of pan edges.
  4. Mix pecans into reserved dough. Crumble evenly over caramel. Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.
  5. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 45 seconds to 1 minute, stirring until melted. Place in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut off small corner of bag, and squeeze to drizzle over bars. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  6. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Keywords: easy, slated, caramel topping, cookie dough, nuts, oatmeal, carmelitas