Recipe Wednesday: Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bars

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What are you doing this afternoon?  Nothing, you say? Entertaining your children? Here’s something that you can do.  You can surprise your family by making these Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bars. They are really easy and quick (because I’m all about easy and quick) to make. Afterward, your kids will rejoice and you will be a super hero.  I promise.

 

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bars

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bars

 

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Bars

16 oz. package yellow cake mix                                                                          1 t. vanilla extract

1/3 c. butter, softened                                                                                        1 c. chopped pecans

2 eggs, divided                                                                                                   8 oz. package chocolate covered toffee baking bits (can use plain toffee also)

14 – oz. can sweetened condensed milk

 

Combine cake mix, butter and one (1) egg in a bowl; mix until crumbly.  Pat into a greased 13×9 baking pan.  Combine condensed milk, remaining egg, and vanilla in a separate bowl; stir until well blended. Stir in pecans and toffee baking bits.  Spread evenly over cake mix mixture.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.  Cool completely before cutting into bars.  Makes one dozen.

Happy Wednesday! 🙂

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