Caramel Layer Choco-Squares Recipe

School is back in session (or will be soon)! Looking for a great take-along treat for lunch boxes, those after-school practices, weekend games and tailgate parties? Our Caramel Layer Choco-Squares combine bakers’ favorites: chocolate chips and nuts, and a fall favorite: caramels. In fact, it’s a delicious treat to offer all autumn long and right through the Christmas season!

Caramel Layer Chocolate Squares Decadent Dessert


Caramel Layer Chocolate Square Dessert Recipe From Bronners


Makes about 36 bars

– 1 (14-oz.) bag caramels
– 2/3 c. evaporated milk, divided
– 1 box Pillsbury German Chocolate cake mix
– 3/4 c. butter, melted
– 1 c. nuts, chopped
– 1 c. chocolate chips

1. In top of double boiler, combine caramels and 1/3 cup of milk. Cook over hot water, stirring until caramels are melted. Set aside. Grease and flour 13 x 9-inch pan.

2. In large mixing bowl, combine dry cake mix, butter and 1/3 c. milk. Add nuts. Stir by hand until dough holds together. Press 1/2 dough into pan. Reserve remaining dough for topping. Bake at 350 degrees for 6 minutes.

Baking Bronner's rich caramel layer chocolate square dessert bars

3. Sprinkle chocolate chips over baked crust. Spread caramel mixture over chocolate chips. Crumble reserved dough over caramel mixture. Return to oven and bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes.

4. Cool slightly. Refrigerate about 30 minutes to set caramel layer. Cut into about 36 bars.

submitted by Sherri Boulton

*excerpted from “Bronner’s Flavorful Favorites” staff cookbook

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