Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Chocolate Chip Caramel Bars

My Mother-in-law shared this wonderful bar recipe with me.  How can you go wrong with oats, chocolate and caramel?   The only thing I changed in her recipe was the flour to Natalie's Gluten Free Flour Mix.  There still is one more thing that needs to be changed...Next time I need to double the recipe to fit into a 9 x 13 pan.  These disappear too quickly!  Our whole family loves them!

1 c  Natalie's Gluten Free Flour Mix
1/4 t salt
3/4 c Gluten Free oats
1/4 t baking soda
1/2 c brown sugar
1/2 c butter

24 Kraft caramels
2 T milk
2 T Natalie's Gluten Free Flour Mix
1/2 c chocolate chips (or a little more would be yummy too)

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.  Mix 1 c. flour and next 5 ingredients until like pie crust.  Remove 1 c. of mixture and set aside.  Pat into 8" pan.  Bake 10 minutes.
3.  Melt caramels with milk, then blend in the 2 T of flour.  Pour over crust and sprinkle chocolate chips over caramel.  Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture on top.  Bake for 15 more minutes.

* I bet these would even work well with using oat flour instead of Natalie's Gluten Free Flour Mix.  If you try it with a different flour, will you please leave a comment so other's can see how they turn out?  Thanks a bunch!

This recipe is featured on Allergy Free Wednesday's at
Thanks Michelle!
If you are have other food allergies and are looking for more allergy friendly recipes, check out this site.  There are a lot of links to other sites.


  1. Just made these for our school bake sale and doubled it up! Yummy!!

    1. A school bake sale?! That sounds fun. I love to see the variety of goodies at bake sales.

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