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7 Layer Bars

A favorite among dessert bar recipes, these 7-layer bars are loaded with milk chocolate chips, butterscotch, and coconut all en-robed in creamy, sweetened condensed milk on a yummy graham cracker crust.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: baked goods
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: 7 layer bars, Dessert
Servings: 12


  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 32 caramels unwrapped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 package 6 oz chocolate chips, about 1 cup
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut flakes


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine butter, flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, and baking soda; mix well.
  • Put 3/4 of butter-oatmeal mixture in an ungreased 9x13 pan, pressing evenly over the bottom of pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • In a saucepan, combine the caramels, butter, and milk and heat, stirring, until the caramels are melted.
  • Pour caramel mixture over the baked crust and sprinkle with chocolate chips and nuts. Top with remaining butter-oatmeal mixture.
  • Bake for 15 minutes more.
  • Cool and cut into bars