Gluten-Free Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Bars

Bake these gluten-free cookie bars ahead and store between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container. Freeze up to 3 months.

stack of Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Bars
Photo: Carson Downing
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
24 bars


  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free vanilla

  • 2 ¾ cup Gluten-Free Flour Mix*

  • 1 12 ounce pkg. milk chocolate-covered round caramels, such as Rolo*, coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Gluten Free Flour Mix

  • 3 cup white rice flour

  • 3 cup potato starch

  • 2 cup sorghum flour

  • 4 teaspoon xanthan gum


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with parchment paper, extending paper over edges. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat on medium to high 1 to 2 minutes or until light and fluffy, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Beat in Gluten-Free Flour Mix. Stir in chopped caramels and chocolate chips. Spread dough in prepared baking pan.

  2. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Use parchment paper to lift bars from pan. Cut into bars.

Gluten Free Flour Mix

  1. In a large airtight container whisk together rice flour, potato starch, sorghum flour, and xanthan gum. Cover and store at room temperature for up to 3 months.


Regular-size Rolo candies are gluten-free, but the miniature candies are not. Always check labels to be certain.


Double or even triple this recipe to have our gluten-free flour mix on hand for future baking and cooking recipes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

131 Calories
6g Fat
18g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 131
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 1g
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 41mg 1%
Folate, total 14.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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