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Brownie Caramel Pecan Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Prince
Added: Friday, December 16, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. sugar
2 T butter
2 tsp water
2 c. Semi-sweet Choclate chips, divided
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2/3 c. all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
Classic Caramel Topping (recipe follows)
1 c. pecan pieces
25 wrapped caramel pieces
1/4 c. butter
2 T. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degree. line a 9" square baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges of pan. Grease and flour foil. Combine the sugar, butter and water in a medium saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture boils. Remove from heat; immediately add 1 cup chocolate chips, stirring until melted. Beat in the eggs and vanilla until well blended. Stir together the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into chocolate mixture. Spread batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the brownies begin to pull away from pan sides. remove brownies from oven; immediately and careful spread with Caramel topping. Sprinkle 1 cup chips and pecans over Topping. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack, being careful not to disturb chips while soft. Cut into bars.

Classic Caramel Topping:
Remove the wrappers from the caramels. Combine caramels, butter and milk in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for about 1 min; stir well. Microwave for additional 1 or 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, or until the caramels are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Use immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To save time you can use a Caramel topping used for ice cream.

 

 

 

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