Caramel Streusel Bars

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by mandabears

This recipe is so good and easy. I keep on misplacing my recipe card so I thought I should post while I know where it is. I think everyone who likes caramel will love them.

Top Review by Somogirl

Not only was this very easy,also many compliments.However I found the amount of bottom crust called for was not enough.I probably used about a half cup more.I then added appx. 1/4 cup cocoa powder to stretch topping mix.I used sliced almonds for nuts.My co-workers loved them.Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups flour
  • 34 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 34 cup cold butter or 34 cup margarine
  • 34 cup nuts, chopped
  • 24 caramels, unwrapped
  • 1 (14 ounce) can condensed milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, brown sugar and egg.
  3. Cut in 1/2 cup butter.
  4. Stir in nuts.
  5. Reserve 2 cups of crumb mixture.
  6. Press remaining mixtuew firmly in bottom of greased 9 x 13" pan, I use Pam baking spray.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven.
  8. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt caramels, condensed milk and 1/4 cup remaining butter.
  9. Cook until smooth.
  10. Pour over crust.
  11. Sprinkle evenlly with remaining crumbs.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes or until bubbly.
  13. Cool. Cut into bars.
  14. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

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