Chewy Chocolate-Caramel Bars

Chewy Chocolate-Caramel Bars
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
48 bars


  • 1 package 2-layer-size German chocolate cake mix

  • ¾ cup butter, melted

  • 1 5 ounce can evaporated milk (2/3 cup)

  • 1 14 ounce package vanilla caramels, unwrapped

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. In large bowl combine cake mix, melted butter, and 1/3 cup of the evaporated milk. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread half of the dough in the prepared baking pan; set aside remaining dough. In a heavy large saucepan combine caramels and remaining 1/3 cup evaporated milk. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted and smooth. Pour evenly over dough layer in pan. Sprinkle with nuts and chocolate pieces. Crumble remaining dough evenly over top.

  3. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

To Store:

Layer cookies between waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

140 Calories
8g Fat
17g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 140
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 51mg 1%
Folate, total 8.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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