These easy oatmeal bars have plenty of caramel and peanut butter in every bite. Try these Caramel Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars to satisfy all those sweet and salty cravings.
I just can't get over salted caramel. It gets me every single time. Just ask my jeans because they are not too happy about these awesome bars you are looking at. But they were absolutely amazing, so it's all good.
These bars are a result of everyone posting about the new salted caramel peanut butter. I have been to every grocery store in my area without being able to find it. Sad face.
So, I decided that I could just add caramel to my favorite Peanut Butter Bars recipe. Oh, my word! Seriously best idea ever!
I'm not sure that I will ever make the original one again. Ok, that's probably not true because they are good. But this caramel version seriously kicks some dessert butt! Although this caramel peanut butter pretzel fudge is very close to being tied for the top spot because it's amazing too.
All three of our kids looked at me with big eyes when they got home from school because they couldn't wait to dive into them. Good thing pictures already happened because I don't think they would have wanted to wait.
Another plus about these bars is that they are ready to spread in a pan in about 10 minutes. One bowl, a little mixing, and then into the pan it goes. Easy, peasy!
Bake for 24 minutes...do not over bake the bars!!! I know you might think they look under done, but they will set up as they cool. Trust me!
Stir together the glaze ingredients and spread over the warm bars. The heat from the bars will help you spread the glaze out a little bit better. Now give it a sprinkle of sea salt. Make sure you use coarse ground because regular salt will ruin your bars! You should be able to see the salt chunks. Then let everything cool before you cut into it.
Sweet and salty in every bite. Believe me, you need these Caramel Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars like yesterday!
More peanut butter goodies from friends:
- Salted Caramel PB Chocolate Chip Bars from Averie Cooks
- Salted Caramel PB Ice Cream from Crazy for Crust
I’ve had this recipe saved for quite some time. I made them for Thanksgiving and have made them two more times to share with friends. Omg these are everything I love in a dessert. Chewy, peanut buttery, caramelly, salty deliciousness with the consistency of cookie dough. Oh Mah Gawd. I don’t know if I should thank you or be mad at you. Lol
Jo Ann Tim
Im wanting to try these caramel Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars on the pretense that they are heart healthy because of the oatmeal!!!!! but seriously, I am not sure what caramel filled chocolate chips are. Is that the same as Rolo's? I'd love a response. I couldn't believe I'm the only one who doesn't know what they are!!! Maybe my jeans won't fit when I discover what they are. Recipe sounds great and want to make it soon! Thanks!
Nestle has a few different varieties of filled chocolate chips. If they still make them, they would be in the baking aisle with all the other chocolate chips. If you can't find them, regular chocolate chips work just as well. I hope you enjoy the bars. They are one of our favorites!!!
Krystle (Baking Beauty)
I love the texture oats give cookies and bars like this. And that salt on top just puts them over the top, yum!
I love salted caramel and these caramel bars look amazing.
Oh my word! These look so amazing! I LOVE salted caramel also!
Thank you so much, Amanda!!!
Megan - The Emotional Baker
These look so amazing! I love this flavor combo 🙂
I wish I was eating one of these babies right now. Beautiful work - I am always super excited when people do things that have PB with caramel. YUMZ.
I sure wish I could share some with you...but my kids devoured them. Ok, I might have had my fair share too 😉 Peanut butter and caramel is so fun to pair together!
Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction
I can't resist salted caramel! These oatmeal bars would disappear in a hurry at my house!
I'm with you too...can't say no to a salted caramel treat 🙂
Julianne @ Beyond Frosting
I will for SURE take your word for it. I certainly do need one of these bars!
Yes, yes you do 🙂
Sandra @ A Dash of Sanity
Caramel and Peanut Butter? I don't know if bars can get any better. I love this combo! Pinning!! 🙂
I know, right? Thanks for sharing, girlie! 🙂
Jessica @ Sweet Menu
Eeek! I am in LOVE with these gorgeous PB bars. I am so with you on salted caramel, I heard someone say they were 'over it' today. I nearly fell over. Salted caramel is not a fad, its forever!
Someone said they were over salted caramel? The horrors!!!! I'm with you...salted caramel for life!!!!