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Snickerdoodle Chocolate Chip Caramel Bars

Snickerdoodle Chocolate Chip Caramel Bars have a snickerdoodle crust, a gooey caramel center, and a chocolate chip cookie top. This easy cookie bar recipe is the ultimate indulgent dessert!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 bars
Calories 237kcal
Author Dorothy Kern


  • 1 Krusteaz Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix
  • 1 Krusteaz Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix
  • 1 cup softened butter divided
  • 2 large eggs divided
  • 1 bag 11 ounces caramel bits or caramel squares (unwrapped)
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9x13” pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Mix snickerdoodle cookie mix with 1/2 cup butter and 1 egg. Set aside cinnamon sugar packet from mix. Press dough into the bottom and 1/2” up the sides. Bake 10 minutes.
  • While bottom layer is baking, mix the chocolate chunk cookie mix with remaining 1/2 cup butter and 1 egg according to package directions. Set aside.
  • Caramel Layer: Place caramel in a small microwave safe bowl with cream. Using a microwave cook on high for 60 second intervals until melted and smooth.
  • Remove crust from oven. Pour warm caramel evenly on crust. Top with flatten scoops of chocolate chunk cookie dough. Leave space so caramel will show through.
  • Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar on top of bars.
  • Bake an additional 20-25 minutes or until the top layer looks done. Cool completely before cutting into squares.


Serving: 1bar | Calories: 237kcal