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Pecan Caramel Bars

These butterscotchy bars bring back fond memories of my grandma who loved to spoil us with good food. Whenever I give these treats away or take them to a buffet, folks request the recipe.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips


  • In a small bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Sprinkle pecans over top.
  • In a microwave, melt caramels with cream; stir until smooth. Pour over pecans and spread evenly. Combine chocolate and butterscotch chips; spread over caramel layer.
  • Bake 5 minutes longer. Remove to wire rack. Run a knife through melted chips to swirl; cool completely. Cut into bars.

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