Caramel Apple Pecan Bars

Recipe Rating:
 13 Ratings
Serves: makes 2 Doz. bars
Prep Time:
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Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg 14oz pkg caramels, unwrapped
5 medium fist sized apples (I used cortlands) peeled, cored,& sliced
1 1/2 c flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 c melted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 c + 1/4 c coarsely chopped pecans
1/4 c milk

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sharyl maacks Recipe
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sharyl's notes for this recipe:
These bars are sticky and Yummy!
I didn't put pecans on the top of the ones in this picture but the necxt time I made them I did and they were so much better.
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Kitchen Crew
Caramel apple flavor in bar cookie form...love, love, love!   Make sure you slice apples really thin so that they cook thoroughly.

Directions

1
Preheat oven to 350.
grease or spray a 9 x13 pan
2
Mix flour, baking soda, cinn., and salt. set aside.
3
In another bowl mix brown sugar, eggs, melted butter,
vanilla, and only 1 cup of the chopped nuts, keep the other 1/4 C for topping.
4
Stir in dry ingredients. When well mixed reserve 1 C for topping.
Pour into pan (It may be hard to spread but it will eventually lol)
bake that for 15 mins.
5
While you melt the caramels and milk in the microwave 2-3 mins. Stir carefully after each min (this is also not easy to do but it eventually will
get smooth and creamy. Cool that for 5 mins.
6
When the crust comes out of the oven, drain any juice off the apples. and pour the apples on the crust and spread evenly. Then pour the caramel over the apples staying about 1/2" away from the edges. Then drop tsp. of the reserved batter over that spreading as well as you can sprinkle with reserved chopped pecans return to oven and bake for 15 - 20 mins @ 350.

Cool well before trying to cut.
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user Jill * spicyjill - Nov 5, 2012
Is the oven temp 350?
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Dec 4, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kitchen Crew JustaPinch - Dec 4, 2012
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user deb baldwin messinthekitchen - Dec 6, 2012
Congratulation Sharyl, On your blue ribbon!
user sharyl maacks JustLikeMomMade - Dec 13, 2012
yes jillian 350

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