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turtle bars

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kris Jacobs
Lakewood, CO

quick, easy & delicious

(2 ratings)
yield 3 dozen bars

Ingredients For turtle bars

  • 14 oz. pkg
  • 2/3 c
    evaporated milk (small can), divided
  • 1 pkg
    german chocolate cake mix
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips

How To Make turtle bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour a 9x13-inch pan.
  • 2
    Combine caramels and 1/3 cup evaporated milk. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted.
  • 3
    Combine dry cake mix, margarine, 1/3 cup evaporated milk and nuts. By hand, stir until dough holds together. Dough will be thick. Press half of the dough into pan.
  • 4
    Bake for 6 minutes. Sprinkle chocolate chips over baked crust. Spread caramel mixture over chips. Crumble remaining dough over caramel mixture. Bake 15-18 minutes.
  • 5
    Cool slightly. Then refrigerate about 30 minutes to set caramel. Cut into small pieces and store in a cool place. Serve at room temperature so the caramel is soft.

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