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Caramel Pecan Brownies Recipe

These rich and gooey brownies are so good, I make them year-round.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:48 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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.