Caramel Sauce Layer
2 3.5oz bags Cocomels Coconut Milk Caramels
1/2 cup full fat canned Coconut Milk
Crust & Toppings
1 cup gluten free All Purpose Flour
1 cup gluten free Rolled Oats
1/2 cup Coconut Sugar or Brown Sugar
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
3/4 cup Vegan Butter, melted
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 10oz bag Vegan Chocolate Chips
To make the caramel sauce, unwrap the caramels and place them in a microwave safe bowl with 1/2 cup of full fat canned coconut mik. Microwave in 20 second increments, stirring between each sauce in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to thicken. Preheat your oven to 350F. Grease an 8x8 inch pan.
In a large bowl, whisk together gluten free all-purpose flour, rolled oats, coconut sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add melted butter and vanilla extract to the bowl and stir to form a crumble. Press half of the crumble mixture into the bottom of the pan to form a crust. Bake for 10 minutes.
When the crust is done cooking, pour the chocolate chips evenly over the hot crust. Pour the caramel sauce evenly over the chocolate chip layer. Top with the remaining oat crumble mixture & bake for 15 minutes. Place the Carmelitas in the refrigerator for 2 hours to cool completely and allow the caramel to set up. Cut into bars when ready to serve.