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Delightful Caramel Bars

COOK TIME
15 mins
PREP TIME
25 mins
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COOK TIME
15 mins
PREP TIME
25 mins
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Ingredients

  • 1 package Girl Scout Shortbread/Trefoils
  • 8 Girl Scout Caramel deLites/Samoas, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 25 caramels
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Chef notes

    These caramel bars, made by Olivia Marie Carducci and Stepanie Salmento, are made with Shortbread/Trefoils and Caramel deLites/Samoas.

    Preparation

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    1.

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    2.

    Place 12 Shortbreads in a food processor; pulse until crushed. Reserve for topping.

    3.

    Place remaining Shortbread/Trefoils cookies in food processor; pulse until fine crumbs form. Add melted butter; pulse until blended. Press onto bottom of an un-greased 9-inch-square baking pan. Layer with chocolate chips and chopped Caramel deLites/Samoas cookies.

    3.

    In a large saucepan, combine caramels and milk. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until caramels are melted.

    4.

    Pour over Caramel deLites/Samoas cookies; sprinkle with reserved crushed Shortbread/Trefoils cookies.

    5.

    Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.