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Salted Caramel Turtle Triangles

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 48
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Double chocolate chunk, fudgy brownies meet ooey, gooey caramel and a sprinkle of sea salt.

Ingredients

Cookie Base

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ double chocolate chunk cookie mix
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons water
1
egg
2/3
cup pecans, coarsely chopped

Caramel Topping

4
tablespoons butter
1
bag (14 oz) caramels, approximately 50 caramels
1/4
cup heavy cream
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/8
teaspoon coarse kosher salt, plus additional 1/2 teaspoon for top of bars

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9 x 13-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter, water and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough evenly into prepared pan, sprinkle with 1/3 cup pecans. Bake 11 to 15 minutes or until set in center and edges just begin to pull from sides of pan. Set aside to cool.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter, caramels and cream, stirring frequently until mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
  • 4 Spread caramel evenly over cookie base and sprinkle with remaining pecans. Cool completely. Sprinkle top of caramel with additional salt right before serving. To serve, cut into 4 rows by 6 rows and cut each square diagonally into triangles. Store in refrigerator; bring to room temperature before serving.

Expert Tips

Inspiration: I love the Fleur de Sel Caramels at Boule in Los Angeles. I wanted to make a version of them at home without having to make caramel from scratch. Since I also love turtle brownies, I tried putting the two elements together and came up with these decadent, rich and gooey bars.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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