German Chocolate Caramel Bars

1 box German chocolate cake mix

1 cup chopped pecans

1/3 cup, plus 1/2 cup evaporated milk (divided)

3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

1 package caramel bits

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup milk chocolate chips

Combine cake mix, pecans and 1/3 cup evaporated milk, and butter. Press half of the mixture into  a greased 8x8 baking dish (for thinner bars use a 9x13 dish).

Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. 

Melt caramel bits in a double broiler with the remaining 1/2 cup evaporated milk. When the mixture is completely smooth and incorporated evenly and in the vanilla.

Poor the caramel over the slightly cooled baked layer. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the caramel layer. Drop the rest of the batter in spoonfuls evenly over the top.

Bake for 16-18 minutes.

Cool completely and cut into squares.

recipe printed from Just Another Day in Paradise url-