I made these for a Bacon Day Party. They were a hit.
64 caramel squares, unwrapped
12 oz center cut bacon cooked until crisp then coarsely chopped
1 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 cup butter, melted
1 1/2cup brown sugar, packed
2 cup flour
2 cup rolled oats
2 teaspoon baking soda
12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
Combine caramels and cream in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until completely smooth; set aside. In a separate bowl, combine melted butter, brown sugar, flour, oats, and baking soda. Pat half of the oatmeal mixture into the bottom of two 8×8″ pans or one 9×13″ Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove pan from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips and bacon over crust. Pour caramel mixture over chocolate chips. Crumble remaining oatmeal mixture over caramel. Return to oven and bake an additional 15-20 minutes, until the edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven, sprinkle sea salt over the top and cool completely before cutting.
Serve at room temperature.
If you are pressed for time you can also pop then in the fridge for a bit. To cool them off.