Caramel Pecan Bars

Recipe by PanNan
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 24 bars




  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Blend together the flour, 1 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter until particles are fine crumbs.
  • Pat into an ungreased 9 X 13 glass pan.
  • Spread the pecans over the crust.
  • Put the remaining butter (3/4 cup), brown sugar (1/2 cup) and vanilla into a small saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a full boil and boil for one minute, stirring constantly.
  • Pour over the crust and pecans.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and remove from oven- do not overbake.
  • Immediately sprinkle the top with 1 - 2 cups of chocolate chips.
  • The amount depends on your preference for chocolate.
  • Two cups will give a fairly thick layer.
  • When the chips have melted, spread evenly over the crust with a spreader or butter knife.