Carmel Candy Bars

Course Candy, Dessert


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour


  • 1 package caramels 14 ounces
  • 1/3 cup butter cubed
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1-2/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in flour until blended. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt caramels and butter with milk until smooth, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in confectioners' sugar and pecans. Spread over crust.
  3. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over caramel layer. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Cut into bars.

Recipe Notes

Yield: 2 dozen.

carmel candy bars recipe
Carmel Candy Bars Recipe
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