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Caramel Cookie Bars Recipe With Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

Made with chocolate chips, walnuts and caramels, these scrumptious bars combine a variety of sweets into one tasty treat. These bars, created by Baking Star contest judge April Athena of CookWithApril, have 4% fewer calories* and 42% less sugar* than the regular brown sugar version of this recipe. Makes 20 bars.

  • Serving Size: 1 bar (40g)
210 Calories

Ingredients

  • 20 wrapped caramels

  • 5 Tbsp. heavy cream

  • 1 14 cup flour

  • 1 14 cup rolled oats

  • 12 cup Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

  • 12 tsp. baking soda

  • 14 tsp. salt

  • 1 cup melted butter

  • 12 cup chocolate chips

  • 12 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place caramels and heavy cream into a medium saucepan on low heat. Stir until melted and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend, soda and salt, then mix. Add softened butter then use hand mixer to combine further. Place half of the mixture in 9” x 13” pan and press it down. Bake at 350°F for 8 minutes.

  3. Remove from oven and add chocolate chips and walnuts. Next, pour caramel sauce on top, followed by remaining oat mixture and press down.

  4. Bake at 350°F for 12 minutes.

*These bars have 210 calories and 8 grams of sugar per serving compared to the regular brown sugar-sweetened version which have 220 calories and 14 grams of sugar.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 210
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 90mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 8g
Erythritol 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 8% DV
Vitamin C 0% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 8% DV

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