Carmel Bars


2 Cups quick cooked oats

2 1/4  cup flour

1 1/2 cup brown sugar

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 cup cold butter

2 cups chocolate chips

12 oz jar carmel ice-cream topping


Combine 2 cups flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda and salt.  But in butter.  Mix into a crumble, using a fork or pastry cutter.  Set half aside.  Press remaining half into a greased 9X13 baking pan.  Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.  Remove and sprinkle with chocolate chips.  Whisk carmel and remaining 1/4 cup flour together until smooth.  Drizzle over chips.  Sprinkle on the remaining crumble mixture and bake 18-20 minutes.  Cool for 2 hours before serving.