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nutty chocolate caramel bars

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Recipe by
Fran Say
Sunnyvale, CA

Chocolate and caramel combine to make a chewy confection here. You will love these!

(1 rating)
yield 30 bars

Ingredients For nutty chocolate caramel bars

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    caramel ice cream topping

How To Make nutty chocolate caramel bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13x9-inch baking pan and set aside.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, then add in flour, sugar, and salt until mixture is crumbly. Press 2 cups of the crumb mixture onto the bottom of the pan, reserving the rest. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until edges are golden brown. Leave oven on.
  • 3
    In a small heavy-duty saucepan, combine 1 cup of chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk. Over low heat, melt chocolate chips and blend into milk, stirring until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract, then spread evenly over the hot crust.
  • 4
    Stir the nuts and remaining chocolate chips into the reserved crumb mixture and sprinkle over the chocolate/milk mixture. Return pan to oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or just until set. Remove and allow to cool on a rack. Drizzle caramel topping evenly over top.

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