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Caramel Pecan Brownies

 Caramel Pecan Brownies
These rich and gooey brownies are so good, I make them year-round.
48 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package German chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk, divided
  • 75 caramels
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, butter and 1/3 cup milk.
  • Spread half of the mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a microwave, heat caramels and remaining milk,
  • uncovered, on high for 2-3 minutes or until caramels are melted;
  • stir until smooth. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with pecans and
  • chocolate chips. Drop reserved cake mixture by tablespoonfuls over
  • the top.
  • Bake for 10 minutes; remove from the oven and smooth top. Bake 10-15
  • minutes longer or until top appears dry and is lightly browned. Cool
  • on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 168 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.