Caramel Candy Bars

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Linda Easley

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@lsealsey

As my daughter would say, Ah-mazing!! Even my granddaughter loves this recipe.
You’ll love these delicious, buttery bars. They’re so rich that a small portion may be enough to satisfy your sweet tooth—but don’t expect many leftovers!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2 dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • CARAMEL-LAYER

  • 1 pkg
    (14 ounce) caramels
  • 1/3 c
    butter, cubed
  • 1/3 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1-2/3 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE

  • 1/4 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp
    shortening

How to Make Caramel Candy Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in flour until blended. Press into greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
  2. In small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt caramels and butter with milk until smooth, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in confectioners sugar and pecans. Spread over crust.
  3. In microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over caramel layer. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Cut into bars.

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About Caramel Candy Bars

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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