Chocolate Chip, Oats and Caramel Cookie Squares

A classic layered bar makes the perfect treat to tote to a get-together.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 2 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1
cup quick-cooking oats
Dash salt, if desired
2/3
cup caramel ice cream topping
5
tablespoons Pillsbury BEST® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon vanilla
3/4
cup Fisher® Chef's Naturals® Chopped Walnuts
1
cup Hershey's® semi-sweet baking chips (6 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in oats and salt. Reserve 1/2 cup dough for topping. In ungreased 9-inch square pan, press remaining dough mixture evenly in bottom to form crust.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until dough puffs and appears dry.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix caramel topping, flour and vanilla until well blended. Sprinkle walnuts and baking chips evenly over crust. Drizzle evenly with caramel mixture. Crumble reserved 1/2 cup dough mixture over caramel.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen bars. Cool completely, about 1 hour, 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    24g
    24%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved