Caramel Cookie Bars Recipe

Two Caramel Cookie Bars made with Truvia

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 42% less sugar* than the regular brown sugar version of this recipe. Makes 20 bars.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Serving size: 1 bar (40g)

Calories: 210 Calories


  • 20 wrapped caramels

  • 5 Tbsp heavy cream

  • 1 ¼ cup flour

  • 1 ¼ cup rolled oats

  • ½ cup Truvia Brown Sugar Blend

  • ½ tsp baking soda

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • 1 cup melted butter

  • ½ cup chocolate chips

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  • 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, Truvia Brown Sugar Blend, baking 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.

  • 5.

    Store leftovers in sealed container in refrigerator.

*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

Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 90mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 8g
Erythritol 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 6% DV
Potassium 0% DV
Caramel Cookie Bars is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from super fun for entire family! I made this for my husband, my adult girls and 2 great nieces and they never knew it was not made with white sugar.
Date published: 2015-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Carmel Cookie Bars These are amazing. Easy to make .Short baking time. Lite on calories only 210 a bar and less sugar.
Date published: 2015-04-08
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