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Chocolaty Caramel Pecan Bars

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 30 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Chocolate drizzled over these caramel and pecan filled bars makes a perfect dessert.

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

Steps

  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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