Warm Nutty Caramel Brownies

Recipe by Mimi in Maine
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels (divided)
  • 1
    (18 -21 ounce) package brownie mix (plus ingredients to make cake-like brownies)
  • oil
  • 34
    cup packed brown sugar (divided)
  • 1
    cup salted mixed nuts (divided)
  • 5
    (1 2/3 ounce) Rolo chocolates, rolls of milk chocolate-covered chewy caramels, 40 pieces
  • vanilla ice cream (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Lightly grease an 11"x15" cookie sheet; heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Chop 1 1/2 cups chocolate bits.
  • In a bowl combine the brownie mix, water, oil, eggs as directed on the box and 1/4 cup of the brown sugar; mix well.
  • Fold in chopped chocolate bits and pour batter into pan, spreading evenly.
  • Chop nuts and combine half of the nuts with the remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar; spread evenly over brownie batter.
  • Bake 20-25 min till pick comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile, cut 16 caramels (Rolos) into quarters.
  • Place remaining 1/2 cup chocolate bits in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute or till melted, stirring after each 20-second interval.
  • Spoon melted chocolate into a resealable baggie and set aside.
  • Remove brownies from oven and IMMEDIATELY press the remaining 24 caramels (Rollos) into brownies in four rows of six caramels each.
  • Sprinkle quartered caramels and remaining nuts over brownies.
  • Trim off a small corner of the chocolate-filled baggie and drizzle evenly over the brownies.
  • Cut into squares and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream if desired.
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