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Chocolate Caramel Layer Bars

Delicious, chocolate and layer bars.
Course Bar, Dessert
Cuisine All-American
Keyword caramel, german chocolate cake mix, nuts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 1- 11 ounce package caramels, unwrapped
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 box German chocolate cake mix
  • 3/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Grease and flour a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Set aside.
  • Combine caramels and 1/3 cup evaporated milk in a medium saucepan. Cook over low heat; stirring constantly until smooth, set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine dry cake mix, melted butter, 1/3 cup evaporated milk and pecans. Stir until dough holds together. Spread half of dough into prepared pan. Bake at 350º for 8 minutes. Sprinkle chocolate chips over baked crust; spread caramel mixture over chocolate chips. Crumble or drop remaining dough over caramel layer. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool. Refrigerate 30 minutes to set caramel layer.
  • Cut into 36 bars.