Caramel Nut Squares

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Deanna Ogle

By
@whodunitrdr

These bars have a rich, buttery shortbread crust with a creamy caramel nut filling and a chocolate topping.

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You bite into these and you taste all the buttery goodness from the crust. Then, add the caramel and chocolate? Oh my... these are delish! A great dessert to take to your next pot luck or holiday party. Everyone will be asking you for the recipe! The Test Kitchen


Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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CRUST

2 1/4 c
flour
1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
butter, cold

CARAMEL LAYER

3/4 c
butter
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3 Tbsp
light corn syrup
3/4 c
sweetened condensed milk
1/2 c
walnut pieces

TOPPING

1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
butter, cold

How to Make Caramel Nut Squares

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix flour, sugar and 3/4 cup butter until crumbly like cornmeal, pat into ungreased 13" x 9" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.
  • 2Bring 3/4 cup butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and sweetened condensed milk to a boil in large saucepan over medium heat, boil for 5 minutes, stirring until thickened slightly. Stir nuts into caramel, pour over baked crust, cool.
  • 3Melt chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons butter in double boiler over hot water until smooth. Pour over cooled caramel and spread evenly. Cool. Cut into 2" squares. Makes 24 squares.

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About Caramel Nut Squares

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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