Gooey Caramel-Chocolate Bars

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  4 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 3 hr 0 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 48 servings

Ingredients

Crust

1
box chocolate fudge cake mix with pudding
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
eggs
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Filling

1
bag (14 oz) caramels, unwrapped
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)

Topping

1/2
cup reserved cake mix
1/2
cup quick-cooking oats
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F (or 325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Reserve 1/2 cup cake mix for topping. In large bowl, beat remaining cake mix, 1/2 cup butter and the eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until dough forms. Stir in chocolate chips. Spread in ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until set.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat caramels, 1/4 cup butter and the milk over medium heat about 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth.
  3. 3 Spread caramel filling evenly over partially baked crust. In small bowl, mix reserved 1/2 cup cake mix, the oats and 3 tablespoons butter with fork until crumbly. Sprinkle over caramel filling.
  4. 4 Bake 18 to 22 minutes longer or until top is set. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows.

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