Salted Caramel No Bakes (with Chocolate Chips)

I was looking for a new twist to some no-bake cookies and I found this idea. I tweaked it a bit and WOW are they yummy! And they can be done super quickly!


1 stick butter
1 cup white sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup milk
3 1/2 cups oatmeal
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup Chocolate chips
Kosher Salt (optional)


Stir butter and sugars together in a pan
Add milk, stir
Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally
Boil 4 minutes, stirring often
Turn off heat.
Add vanilla, baking soda and stir
Add oatmeal and stir
Let cool slightly and stir in chocolate chips
Drop spoonfuls onto parchment paper
Sprinkle with salt if desired
Let sit at room temperature until hardened.