Caramel Toffee Brownies Recipe
I love to make up recipes for foods that I am craving, such as chocolate, toffee and caramel. They came together in this brownie for one sensational treat. I frequently make these to add to care packages for family and friends.—Brenda Caughell, Durham, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings
- CARAMEL LAYER:
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
- 2 tablespoons 2% milk
- 1 cup toffee bits
- BROWNIE LAYER:
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
- 4 eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. In a small bowl, combine caramel topping and milk; add to batter and mix well. Fold in toffee bits; set aside.
- 2. In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate. Beat in eggs, sugar and vanilla; gradually beat in flour.
- 3. Spread half of brownie batter into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Drop caramel batter by spoonfuls onto brownie batter; swirl to combine. Drop remaining brownie batter on top.
- 4. Bake 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 2 dozen.
1 brownie equals 355 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 230 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.
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