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CARAMEL 'N CHOCOLATE PECAN BARS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Heckman

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust: Caramel Layer:
2 c All purpose flour 2/3 c salted butter, softened
1 c Firmly packed brown sugar 1 c pecan halves
1/2 c Salted Butter, softened
1 c Pecan halves Chocolate: 1 c.
Real semi-sweet chocolate chips

Heat oven to 350

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350F. Combine all crust ingredients EXCEPT pecans in large bowl. Beat at medium speed til mixture resembles fine crumbs. Press onto bottom of ungreased 9 x 13" baking pan. Place pecans evely over unbaked crust.

Combine 2/3 cup butter and 1/2 cup brown srugar in 1 quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until entire surface of mixture begins to boil. Continue cooking stirring constantly for 1 minute. Pour mixtue evenly over pecans and crust.

Bake for 18 22 minutes or until entie caramellayer is bubbly. (DO NOT OVERBAKE.) Remove from
oven. Immediately sprinkle with cips; allow to melt slightly. Swirl melted chips over bars leaving some whole for marbled effect. Cool competely. Cut into bars. Store at room temperature.

TIP: You can use a combination of favorite nuts or flavored baking chips for variety in these bars.

Yield: 36 Bars

 

 

 

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