Introductions, Please…

18 Jan

Let me introduce you to my new friend, Carmelita.

I was introduced to Carmelita at this year’s; bring your neighbor some sinful Christmas treats swap. Let me tell you, Carmelita is a thing of beauty with her oatmeal, chocolate chips, caramel, pecans and gooey consistency.

One bite of these will make you will slap yo mama!

In case your mama needs a good slap or you feel like adopting a new addiction today, here’s the recipe.

OATMEAL CARMELITAS

1 c. flour
1 c. quick oats
3/4 c. brown sugar
3/4 c. butter, softened
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c. nuts (opt.)
3/4 c. caramel ice cream topping & 3 tbsp. flour (mix)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake in approximately 8″x8″ pan. Combine first 6 ingredients to form crumb mixture. Press half mixture in the bottom of the pan. Reserve other half of mixture for top. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

After the mixture has baked 10 minutes, layer the chocolate chips, nuts and caramel with flour poured on top, in this order. Then crumble remaining flour mixture on top and bake 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees. Place in refrigerator to completely cool, before cutting. Store in air tight container in refrigerator for best results.

xoxofoodxoxo

-stylishpiggy

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8 Responses to “Introductions, Please…”

  1. Ricky January 18, 2011 at 8:29 am #

    She sounds wonderful…

  2. Tim January 18, 2011 at 8:44 am #

    I said once and I say it again….YUMMY!!!!!

    • stylishpiggy January 18, 2011 at 9:39 am #

      I will make ya some, next time I see ya’ll!

      • Tim January 18, 2011 at 10:04 am #

        That would be wonderful Steph. Served with “your” favorite beer. 😉 Looks like you are having a great time. Love to all…

  3. singleabbie January 18, 2011 at 9:21 am #

    Thank-you for introducing me to Carmelita!!!
    I’m off to the store to buy supplies so that I can introduce her to my circle of friends too!
    ~ abbie ~
    (www.adozendates.com)

  4. Natosha January 26, 2011 at 2:53 pm #

    I also would like to thank you for introducing me and my family to Carmelita. She is gonna fit right in with the family.

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