Chocolaty Caramel Pecan Bars

Chocolate drizzled over these caramel and pecan filled bars makes a perfect dessert.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

Base

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon whipping cream
1
cup all-purpose flour

Filling

24
caramels, unwrapped
1/3
cup whipping cream
2
cups pecan halves

Topping

1
teaspoon butter or margarine
1/2
cup milk chocolate chips
2
tablespoons whipping cream

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  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 9-inch square pan. In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar, 1/2 cup butter and 1 tablespoon whipping cream until well blended. Add flour; mix until crumbly. With floured hands, press mixture evenly in pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until firm to the touch.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, place caramels and 1/3 cup whipping cream. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Add pecans; stir well to coat. Immediately spoon over baked base; spread carefully to cover.
  • 3 In small saucepan over low heat, melt 1 teaspoon butter and the chocolate chips, stirring constantly. Stir in 2 tablespoons whipping cream. Drizzle over filling. Refrigerate 1 hour or until filling is firm. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 9-inch square pan. In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar, 1/2 cup butter and 1 tablespoon whipping cream until well blended. Add flour; mix until crumbly. With floured hands, press mixture evenly in pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until firm to the touch.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, place caramels and 1/3 cup whipping cream. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Add pecans; stir well to coat. Immediately spoon over baked base; spread carefully to cover.
  • 3 In small saucepan over low heat, melt 1 teaspoon butter and the chocolate chips, stirring constantly. Stir in 2 tablespoons whipping cream. Drizzle over filling. Refrigerate 1 hour or until filling is firm. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.