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Caramel Heavenlies

Before I cut these bars into triangles, I usually trim the edges so all the cookies look the same. My husband and daughter love this part because they get to eat the "scraps." —Dawn Burns, Lake St. Louis, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 12 whole graham crackers
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with foil, letting foil extend over sides by 1 in.; lightly coat foil with cooking spray. Arrange graham crackers in prepared pan; sprinkle with marshmallows.
  • In a small saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and cinnamon; cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • Spoon butter mixture over marshmallows. Sprinkle with almonds and coconut. Bake until browned,14-16 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  • Using foil, lift cookies out of pan. Cut into triangles; discard foil.
Nutrition Facts
2 pieces : 110 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • beshmn
    Jan 16, 2021

    If I made this again, I would reduce the butter by half, it was too greasy for me. Taste was ok but not good enough to make again.

  • Erin
    Dec 21, 2020

    These are fantastic! Will be a regular addition to my Christmas Cookie list.

  • lanlis
    Dec 21, 2017

    Discustingly good...and EASY to make!!

  • 2124arizona
    May 9, 2017

    I fixed these when they first appeared in TOH. They were a hit!

  • pam2310
    Apr 24, 2017

    I used 2 cups of chopped pecans and about 2 cups of marshmallows. They are delicious!

  • apleslie
    Dec 11, 2014

    I have made these many times since they appeared in the Taste of Home magazine. They are quick, easy and never fail. I will advise measuring the interior of your pan. I have two pans sold as 15x10. One measures 15x10 on the interior and one measures 15x10 on the exterior which makes it smaller. I like to use my (larger) 15x10 pan and increase the butter and sugar to 1 cup each.

  • doralice
    Dec 10, 2014

    I have made Carmel Heavenlies many times. The first time was when I received "Taste of Home" magazine. I took them to a bake sale and included the recipe . Was a great hit..

  • Stratford1929
    Nov 30, 2014

    Tastes OK but is very messy and crumblyWould not make again

  • mrsohcook
    Jul 10, 2014

    A very rich dessert. My grandmother has had a recipe for something similar with graham crackers, the butter sauce and sliced almonds baked like this one that my family has always loved. This one is has the added coconut, marshmallows and cinnamon. I will make it again.

  • ROBERTA
    Dec 19, 2013

    These are easy and very yummy,,I always spray the foil with pam.They are always a hit