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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 50 min
  • Servings 25

Your new favorite indulgence--a chocolate chip cookie bar topped with a luscious layer of salted caramel for the ultimate chocolate-caramel taste sensation. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cookie Base

1
pouch (17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ chocolate chip cookie mix
Butter and egg called for on cookie mix pouch

Caramel Layer

1
bag (11 oz) caramels, unwrapped
1
cup (from 14-oz can) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
3
tablespoons butter
1/2
teaspoon coarse sea salt

Topping

1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix Cookie Base ingredients with spoon until soft dough forms. Spread dough evenly in pan. Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes on cooling rack.
  • 3
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat caramels, milk and 3 tablespoons butter over medium heat 7 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in salt. Spread over warm cookie base.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds or until chips can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over top of bar. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until set.
  • 5
    Cut into 5 rows by 5 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Get your kids involved in making these bars by letting them unwrap the caramels. Just make sure the caramels don’t disappear!
  • For a more decorative look, place melted chocolate chips in resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut off small corner; drizzle chocolate over bars.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
22g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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