Chocolate-Caramel Nut Bars

4
(35) 31 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
57
min.
Servings

3 doz. or 36 servings, one bar each

Semi-sweet chocolate chunks spread over a hot buttery crust are topped with melted caramels and walnuts for gooey bar cookies that are pure bliss.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan. Grease foil. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add flour and salt; beat on low speed until crumbly. Press firmly into prepared pan.
  • Bake 15 min. or until edges are golden brown; sprinkle with chocolate chunks. Cover with foil. Let stand 5 min. or until chocolate is melted; spread evenly over crust. Refrigerate 15 min. or until set.
  • Microwave caramels and cream in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until caramels begin to melt; stir until caramels are completely melted. Gently spread over chocolate layer. Sprinkle with walnuts; press nuts gently into caramel to secure. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 36 bars or triangles.

Size-Wise

One bar, a serving of this decadent dessert, is all that is needed to provide big chocolate flavor.

Storage Know-How

Place in tightly covered container between sheets of waxed paper. Store at room temperature or in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Substitute

Substitute PLANTERS Pecans for the walnuts.

Servings

  • 3 doz. or 36 servings, one bar each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 3 doz. or 36 servings, one bar each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 200
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 95mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 16g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • leeseeb | Sun, Feb 21 2010 11:21 PM

    One of the family favorites at Christmas time.

  • mmurphy8556 | Wed, Dec 19 2007 10:03 AM

  • tooch8 | Thu, Dec 6 2007 12:23 PM

    Yummy! Big hit at a party.. i substituted cashews and they were great!!

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