Chocolate is good. Caramel is good. Together, they bake up to deliver rich, moist, fudgy bars with walnut halves pressed tastefully in each center.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
6 Tbsp. butter or margarine, divided
1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 pkg. (4 oz.) BAKER'S Unsweetened Chocolate, broken into pieces
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. flour
1 cup KRAFT Caramel Bits
1 Tbsp. water
1/2 cup PLANTERS Walnut Halves
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 400°F.
Line 8-inch square baking pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan. Spray foil lightly with cooking spray; set aside. Melt 2 Tbsp. butter. Mix with graham crumbs and 1 Tbsp. sugar; press onto bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of pan.
Microwave chocolate and remaining butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Add 3/4 cup sugar; mix well. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour until well blended. Spread half of the chocolate mixture over crust; set aside.
Microwave caramel bits and water in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. stirring after 1 min. Stir until caramel bits are completely melted and mixture is well blended; pour over chocolate batter on crust. Top with remaining chocolate batter and walnuts. Press walnuts lightly into batter to secure.
Bake 15 to 20 min. or until center is set. Cool completely.
Enjoy your favorite foods while keeping portion size in mind.
Prepare as directed, omitting the nuts.
Sprinkle cooled bars with powdered sugar just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.