Caramel Praline Walnut Bars
- Preheat oven to 350. Line 13 x 9 inch pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges. Butter foil on bottom and up sides of pan.
- Combine flour, 1/3 cup brown sugar and baking powder in large bowl; cut in 3/4 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Pat mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
- Melt 1/3 cup butter in 2 quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in walnuts, sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, corn syrup, water and salt. Increase heat to medium. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Continue boiling until candy thermometer reaches 248. Stir in cream and vanilla.
- Pour filling mixture over hot, partially baked crust. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until mixture bubbles over entire surface. Cool completely. Lift out of pan, using foil. Cut into bars.