Pecan Turtle Bars

Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

My mother-in-law makes these by the thousands every Christmas. They are terribly addictive and easy to make.

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  1. Combine flour, sugar and butter, press into 9 x 13 pan.
  2. Place pecan halves 1 inch apart all over the crust, sprinkle remaining chopped pecans over the crust.
  3. To make caramel topping, put 2/3 cup butter and 1/2 brown sugar in a saucepan.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until it boils.
  5. Boil 30 seconds stirring constantly.
  6. Pour caramel layer over the crust.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 18-20 minutes. (Underbake as opposed to overbake).
  8. Sprinkle milk chocolate chips over the top.
  9. Let it stand until chocolate gets melty, then swirl it.