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caramel pecan turtle bars

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
barbie bruce
atlanta , GA

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!

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For caramel pecan turtle bars

  • 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
  • 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

How To Make caramel pecan turtle bars

  • 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

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