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Gluten-free Carmelita Bars

5 from 1 review

These Gluten-free Carmelita Bars are fudgey, delicious, oat based and topped and filled with a dreamy caramel, chocolate and nutty center. They’re also vegan, refined sugar-free and so easy to make.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins

Yield: 9 bars 1x

Ingredients

Scale

Oat cookie base:

Center:

Oat topping:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line an 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper and grease well
  2. Mix together the oat base ingredients together until fully combined
  3. Add mixture to baking dish and press down firmly to form base
  4. Bake in oven for 12-14 minutes and mix together oat topping ingredients together and set aside
  5. Remove bars from oven and sprinkle chocolate and nuts across when it comes out of oven
  6. Drizzle caramel sauce on top then sprinkle the oat topping on the bars and bake in oven again for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown
  7. Allow the bars to cool and serve (I recommend letting them cool completely before slicing!)

Notes

*Store in airtight container for 5 days, fridge for 7 days or freezer for 2 months

  • Author: Rachel