Butter Bars


Do we need words for these? The are hands down, the most delicious, quick, easy, crowd-pleasing dessert. A buttery oatmeal base, covered in caramel and chocolate.

Butter Bars

Once named Caramel Cookie Bars, we lovingly made a name change to “Butter Bars” Calling for a whole pound of butter, it seemed a better fit.

These are friend-makers and smile-getters—and one batch makes plenty to share with your friends, neighbors or co-workers.

Butter Bars

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Butter Bars

Yield: 36
prep time: 5 Mcook time: 20 Mtotal time: 25 M
World Famous Butter Bars! Perfect for any occasion and plenty to feed a crowd. These are sure to become your favorite go-to dessert!


  • 2 C Butter, Softened
  • 2 1/4 C Brown Sugar
  • 3 C Flour
  • 3 C Oats
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2- 1 bottle Caramel Topping (Mrs.  Richardson's brand preferred)
  • 16 oz. Milk Chocolate Chips (Guittard Brand is our favorite)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix softened butter, brown sugar, flour, oats, salt and baking soda.   Take 3/4 of the mixture and press into a 13 x 18 (half sheet) cookie sheet, pressing up on the sides.  Bake for 8 minutes.
  3. Let cool, then pour on caramel and spread evenly.  Sprinkle on chocolate chips, then sprinkle remaining cookie mixture on top.  Bake an additional 10-12 minutes.  Serve immediately with Ice Cream, or let cool, cut into bars and serve.  Enjoy!
  4. (You can also wrap tightly in saran wrap and freeze.)
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