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Nutty Caramel Layer Brownies

Nutty Caramel Layer Brownies

Pecans, chocolate and caramels create an all-time favorite brownie.

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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 50 min
Total Time



1/3 cup evaporated milk

1 (14-ounce) package caramels, unwrapped


1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 (4-ounce) bar Germans sweet chocolate, melted

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1 (12-ounce) package (2 cups) milk chocolate chips

1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine evaporated milk and caramels in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until caramels are melted. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add melted chocolate, eggs and vanilla. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add flour; beat at low speed until just mixed. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped pecans.

  4. STEP 4

    Spread 2 1/2 cups brownie mixture into prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes.

  5. STEP 5

    Sprinkle chocolate chips over hot, partially baked brownie; spread caramel mixture over chips. Spoon remaining brownie mixture over caramel mixture; spread. (Brownie mixture may not cover all of caramel mixture.) Sprinkle 1 cup pecans over batter. Continue baking 20-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted at angle in top layer of brownie comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; refrigerate until set. Cut into bars.

Nutrition (1 brownie)

240 Calories
14 Fat (g)
35 Cholesterol (mg)
95 Sodium (mg)
27 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
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