Chocolate Pecan Caramel Squares
20 min
02 hrs 30 min



1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour

2/3 cup powdered sugar

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa

1 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter


3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/3 cup honey

1/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 cups pecan halves

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1 teaspoon vanilla

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    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.


13Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
95Sodium (mg)
17Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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  July 10, 2017

Oh my! These were virtually inhaled after a HUGE dinner at our yacht club. People were stuffed from dinner, and the diners couldn't resist them! I even accedentally omitted the whipping cream, over boiled the topping, and set the cooling bars on a 'still on' stove. Burned a nice ring on the bottom of them. Fantastic despite the shakey skills of this cook!

— says Cathy
  January 24, 2009

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

— says Ingrid
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