Caramel Brownies~

Recipe courtesy of Hugs & Cookies XOXO

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips

1 1/2 cups sugar

4 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 1/4 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

14 ounce bag caramels, unwrapped

1/3 cup heavy cream

Preheat oven to 350º. Line 9 x 13 pan with non-stick foil.

Melt the butter and 12 oz. chips in microwave until melted. Stir in sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Fold in flour and salt. Pour half into your pan and bake 20 minutes.

Cool for 20 minutes. Microwave the caramels and cream until melted. Spread the caramel in a layer on top. Carefully spread the rest of the batter on top of the caramel. Scatter the chocolate chips on top. Bake 20 more minutes.

Cool in pan. Then refrigerate for cleaner cutting. Remove using foil as handles.