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Caramel Chocolate Sauce

 Caramel Chocolate Sauce
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! This quick fix from June Smith of Byron Center, Michigan takes ice cream toppings to new heights. Melted caramels give the rich fudge-like sauce extra appeal, making it hard to resist a second helping.
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 30 caramels
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • Ice cream

Directions

  • In a 1-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine the caramels, chocolate
  • chips, milk and butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2
  • minutes; stir. Heat 30-60 seconds longer or until the caramels are
  • almost melted; stir until smooth. Serve warm if desired over ice
  • cream (sauce will thicken upon standing). Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Yield: 2 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1100 watt microwave. This recipe was tested with Hershey caramels.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 185 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.