- 2 c flour
- 2 c quick cooking oats
- 1 1/2 c firmly packed light brown sugar
- 1 t baking soda
- 1/4 t salt
- 1 c melted butter
- 8 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 c chopped pecans or walnuts
- 2 14-oz pkgs caramels
- 2/3 c half and half
Stir together first 5 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Add butter and stir till crumbly. Reserve 1/2 of mixture. Press other half into bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 pan. Sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips and nuts.
Microwave caramels and half and half at 505 power for 4 mins. Stir and microwave at 50% power 3 more minutes or until smooth. Let stand 1 minute. Pour evenly over chocolate chips. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture.
Bake 30 mins at 350 until light golden brown. Cook in pan and cut into bars.