caramel center brownies with walnuts

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By Jane Whittaker
from Massena (now in FL), NY

This was from a Taste of Home Christmas book and the cook is Clara Bakke from MN.

serves Many, depends on how small you cut the brownies in a 9x13 pan
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For caramel center brownies with walnuts

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1 c
    canola oil
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1/4 c
    2% milk
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts, divided
  • 14 oz
    caramels
  • 14 oz
    can sweetened condensed milk

How To Make caramel center brownies with walnuts

  • 1
    In a large bowl beat sugar, cocoa, oil, eggs and milk.
  • 2
    Combine the flour, salt, and baking powder. Gradually add to egg mixture until well blended.
  • 3
    Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts, reserving 1/2 cup for center of brownies.
  • 4
    Spoon 2/3 of batter into a 9x13 pan, and bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.
  • 5
    Meanwhile put unwrapped caramels in a large glass bowl with the sweetened condensed milk. Zap for 3 minutes occasionally stirring until caramels are melted.
  • 6
    Pour Carmel layer over baked brownie layer.
  • 7
    Sprinkle walnuts over all.
  • 8
    Drop remaining batter by teaspoons over the Carmel layer, smooth the chocolate, and then carefully swirl with a knife.
  • 9
    Bake 35-40 minutes longer or until a toothpick inserted in the center does out with moist crumbs, do not over bake.
  • 10
    Cool on a wire rack.

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