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Chocolate-Caramel Bars

Yield: 24 bars
Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 40 mins to 45 mins Cool 10 mins
Chocolate-Caramel Bars
  • 1  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/2  cup  butter
  • 2  cups  coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1  cup  flaked coconut
  • 1 14  ounce can  sweetened condensed milk
  • 2  teaspoons  vanilla
  • 20  vanilla caramels, unwrapped
  • 2  tablespoons  milk
  • 1  cup  milk chocolate pieces or semisweet chocolate pieces
Directions For crust::

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, stir together flour and brown sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto the bottom of an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes. Sprinkle pecans and coconut over hot crust.

For filling::

2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk and vanilla. Carefully pour over pecans and coconut, spreading evenly.

3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes more or until filling is set. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine caramels and milk. Cook and stir over medium-low heat just until caramels are melted. Drizzle caramel mixture over filling. Sprinkle with chocolate pieces. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Makes 24 bars.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate-Caramel Bars)
  • Potassium (mg) 0,
  • calcium (mg) 0,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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