Turtle Bars

Course Dessert


  • One 14-ounce package caramels
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • One 12-ounce package chocolate chips


  1. Combine caramels and 1/4 cup milk in heavy sauce pan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until caramels are melted. Set aside.
  2. Combine melted butter, dry cake mix, nuts and 1/4 cup milk and mix. Press half of mixture into greased 13 x 9-inch pan. Bake at 325 degrees for six minutes. As soon as crust is finished baking, remove from oven and immediately sprinkle chocolate chips on tops. Spread caramel mixture over chocolate chips. Sprinkle remaining cake mixture over caramel.
  3. Return pan to oven and bake at 325 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes. Cool and then cut into squares.
turtle bars
Turtle Bars
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