Caramel Nut Bars
"No one can resist these chewy caramel and chocolate bars with a delightful oat crust and topping. They make a tempting dessert or a special snack anytime. These rich bars are perfect for a potluck since a little goes a long way. -Pat Hills, South Dayton, New York"
Combine the first six ingredients; sprinkle 1 cup into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan (do not press). Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes. In the top of a double boiler over boiling water, cook and stir caramels and milk until caramels are melted. Pour over crust. Top with chocolate chips and nuts. Sprinkle with remaining oat mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate to set the caramel.