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This recipe for CARAMEL 'N CHOCOLATE PECAN BARS, by , is from Karen's Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Karen Heckman


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

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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