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Betty Thurston's Caramel Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Betty Thurston's Caramel Bars, by , is from Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alice Schwardt
Added: Saturday, January 19, 2008


32 Caramels(light ones)
5 T. cream
1 and1/4 c. flour
1 and 1/4 c. oatmeal
3/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. melted butter
1 pkg chocolate chips

Mix together the flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and butter. Put 3/4 mixture in a greased 9x13 inch pan. Bake 10 min at 325. Sprinkle 1 pkg chocolate chips over this. Melt the caramels and cream and pour over this mixture. Add remaining crumbs and bake 15-20 min at 325

Can use Butterscotch chips instead and can also add pecans if you wish




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