This recipe features a peanut butter cookie crust with a caramel-chocolate topping.
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1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups pecan halves
1 (11-ounce) package caramels, unwrapped
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 (11.5-ounce) package milk chocolate chips
Heat oven to 375°F.
Combine sugar, brown sugar, butter and peanut butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until dough forms.
Press dough evenly into ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Sprinkle pecans evenly over dough. Bake 15-20 minutes or until crust is lightly browned around edges.
Place caramels and half & half in 2-quart heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 6-11 minutes or until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
Drizzle caramel mixture evenly over pecans; sprinkle with chocolate chips. Cool completely at room temperature. Cut into bars.
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I loved these bars--very rich and gooey and very simple to make. I think they would also be good made with peanuts instead of the pecans. Then they would taste just like a Snickers bar!
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