Chocolate Pecan Caramel Squares

Chocolate Pecan Caramel Squares

A buttery pecan filling tops a chocolate press-in-the-pan crust.

20 min. prep time
36 bars
151 Rating



1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa


2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups pecan halves
1 teaspoon vanilla


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine flour, powdered sugar and cocoa in bowl. Cut in 1 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 20 minutes.

Combine 3/4 cup butter, brown sugar, honey and sugar in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 6-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in pecans, whipping cream and vanilla.

Pour caramel mixture evenly over hot, partially baked crust. Bake 15-20 minutes or until entire surface of filling is bubbly. Continue baking 5 minutes. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 180

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 95mg

Carbohydrates: 17g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #11331©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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I took the squares to my sewing circle and was asked for the recipie - there can't be any higher praise than that.

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