Confetti Caramel Bars

Confetti Caramel Bars

Leftover candy and nuts? Use it to create the confetti top of rich butterscotch bars.

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cup packed brown sugar
cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
cup light corn syrup
tablespoons butter or margarine
bag (11-oz size) butterscotch chips (1 cup)
1 1/2
to 2 cups assorted candies and nuts (such as candy corn, candy-coated chocolate candies and salted peanuts)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, 1 cup butter, the vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour. Press evenly in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until light brown. Cool 20 minutes.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup and 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture boils. Stir in chips until melted.
  3. Immediately spread butterscotch mixture over baked layer. Sprinkle with candies and nuts; gently press into butterscotch mixture. Cool at least 2 hours until butterscotch mixture is firm (do not refrigerate). For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 32 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Cut bars into triangles or diamonds for variety.
Did You Know?
Shiny aluminum or gray, nonstick-coated metal pans are preferred for baking bars. Because heat is reflected, these pans prevent the crust from getting too brown and hard.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 20g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.