Granny Mabel's Best Bar Cookies

Granny Mabel's Best Bar Cookies

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"Amazing bar cookies with oatmeal, chocolate chips and caramel ice cream topping all layered to create THE BEST Bar cookie around."


50 m servings 309 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 16.3 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 41g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together 2 cups flour, oats, brown sugar, salt and baking soda. Mix in melted butter until evenly distributed. Press half of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly toasted. Remove from the oven and immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips. Let stand. In a small bowl, mix the caramel topping with the remaining flour; drizzle evenly over the chocolate chips. Sprinkle the remaining crust mixture evenly over the caramel layer and press down lightly.
  4. Bake for 15 more minutes in the preheated oven. Allow to cool completely before cutting into squares.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 68 Ratings


I just realized I've never rated this, although I've made at least 50 batches! These are so wonderful, I found them on this site after tasting the same recipe at a popular sandwich chain, calle...

These were way too buttery. Even after they cooled off the butter was all over everyones hands and plates. Very greasy. I put them in the fridge and they were a little better after that. If ...

Yummy yummy! I went with the suggestion of using 3/4 cup granulated sugar & 3/4 cup brown sugar. You could cut down butter, but I found that by baking an additional 10-15 minutes it allowed th...

These are probably the best cookies/bars I've ever had or made. I have had a ton of people request them at my work and I've had to give the recipe to like ten people. The only changes I made w...

I can't believe these don't have more reviews! They are the best cookie bars EVER, and very easy to make. One tip: Do NOT (I repeat: DO NOT) cut back on the butter. Your crust will be dry and wo...

I accidentally used 1 1/2 sticks of butter instead of 1 1/2 cups, and it was still quite buttery. Turned out great.

I make this over and over again bc I am ASKED to make it over and over again!!! (And bc I love it too!) These are amazing and there is no egg involved! I do make a change to the recipe and I u...

Fast, easy & delicious! I'll make them again & won't change a thing.

These are quite similar to the "Sheila's Dream Bars" at Potbelly's. They were wonderful and just the recipe that I was looking for.