Caramel Pecan Turtle Bars

barbie bruce

By
@barbiebruce

i got the recipe from a clipping in the newspaper & decided to try these! biggest hit ever, everyone loves them! they are so yummy good!


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Serves:

makes 16 bars

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

CRUST INGREDIENTS:

3/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
brown sugar (i use dark)
2 Tbsp
argo corn starch
1/4 c
butter or margarine, softed
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans

FILLING INGREDIENTS:

25
(5.5 ouce package) werther's original chewy caramels
2 Tbsp
butter or margarine
2 Tbsp
heavy cream
2 Tbsp
karo light or dark corn syrup (i use light)
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
LINE an 8 x 8 pan with aluminum foil with cooking spray; let foil overhang edge of pan by 2 inches.
2
BLEND flour, brown sugar and corn starch in a large bowl. Cut in butter with two forks or pastry blender until crumbly. Stir in pecans. Bake in preheated 350F oven for 11-13 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Remove from oven.
3
HEAT up unwrapped caramels, butter, heavy cream and corn syrup in a large microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100% power)for 1 to 2 minutes stirring frequently, until mixture is smooth. carefully spread over baked crust. Bake for 11-13 minutes or until caramel is just starting to bubble. Remove from oven and place on wire rack.
4
SPRINKLE bars with chocolate chips and let rest for 5 minutes until chocolate is melted. carefully spread chocolate over the caramel using a spoon for swirl effect, leaving portions of caramel exposed.
5
REFRIGERATE for 2 hours or until chocolate is set. Remove from pan by lifting opposite ends of foil. place on cutting broad and peel away before cutting.
6
ENJOY!!!!!!!

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