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    Oatmeal Carmelitas:


    2 cups all-purpose flour
    2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
    1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1 1/4 cups margarine or butter, softened


    1 (12.5-oz.) jar (1 cup) caramel ice cream topping
    3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    1 (6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips
    1/2 cup chopped nuts

    Heat oven to 350. Grease 13x0-inch pan. In large bowl, blend all crust ingredients at low speed until crumbly. Press half of crumb mixute, about 3 cups, in bottom of greased pan. Reserve remaining crumb mixture for topping.

    Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine caramel topping and 3 tablespoons flour. Remove partially baked crust from oven; sprinkle with chocolate chips and nuts. Drizzle evenly with caramel mixture; sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.

    Bake at 350 for and additional 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours until filling is set. Cut into bars.