Friday, July 10, 2015

Mock Turtles

makes: 16 (depends on size)

20 caramel candies
1 tablespoon milk
½ cup unsalted butter, melted
½ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup packed light brown sugar
¾ cups quick-cooking oats
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
½ cup broken pecans

Preheat oven to 400F. Melt caramels and milk in a double boiler, stirring occasionally until smooth. Melt chocolate by placing into a plastic bag and setting it into a pan of hot water to melt. Grease an 8-inch square glass dish. Combine butter, flour, brown sugar and oats. Press into dish. Bake about 5 minutes, remove from oven and set aside. When caramel is smooth, pour over crust. Pour melting chocolate over caramel. Sprinkle pecans on top. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes. Cut into bars.