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Brownie Caramel Pecan Bars


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
16 bars

Brownies are so good just as they are, but this Brownie Caramel Pecan Bars recipe might be as good as it gets. If your friends and family are fans of chocolate turtles, they will love this new take on the classic combo of chocolate, nuts and caramel. Next time you need a dessert for a party, gift for a host or sweet treat to show someone you care, keep these Brownie Caramel Pecan Bars in mind.  Wondering what other ways you can incorporate candy with brownies? Look no further than our Loaded REESE'S Cookie Bars. Featuring three REESE'S Peanut Butter ingredients, this recipe will take your tastebuds on a flavor journey.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
15 minutes
5 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes



Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven & stovetop oven & stovetop
9-inch square baking pan square baking pan
foil foil
saucepan saucepan
mixing bowl mixing bowl
measuring cups measuring cups
wooden skewer wooden skewer
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan; grease and flour foil.


Combine sugar, butter and water in medium saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Remove from heat; immediately add 1 cup chocolate chips, stirring until melted. Beat in eggs and vanilla until well blended. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; stir into chocolate mixture. Spread batter in prepared pan.


Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Remove brownies from oven; with wooden skewer poke holes into brownie. Immediately and carefully spread caramel topping over brownie surface. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup chips and pecans over topping; lightly press into topping. Cool completely in pan on wire rack, being careful not to disturb chips while soft. Lift out of pan; cut into bars.


Try adding coconut to topping for another flavor twist.

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