Caramel Shortbread Squares

Caramel Shortbread Squares

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"These cookies consist of a shortbread crust, firm caramel center, and a milk chocolate top. They are super-easy to make and they take only 20 minutes to bake."

Ingredients

35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 119 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 119 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 44 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together 2/3 cup butter, white sugar, and flour until evenly crumbly. Press into a 9 inch square baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes.
  3. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine 1/2 cup butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, and sweetened condensed milk. Bring to a boil. Continue to boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and beat vigorously with a wooden spoon for about 3 minutes. Pour over baked crust (warm or cool). Cool until it begins to firm.
  4. Place chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat for 1 minute, then stir and continue to heat and stir at 20 second intervals until chocolate is melted and smooth. Pour chocolate over the caramel layer and spread evenly to cover completely. Chill. Cut into 1 inch squares. These need to be small because they are so rich.
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I have made this recipe many times and here are my tips: Double recipe, line 9x13 pan with parchment paper to easily lift out finished product. Make caramel exactly as written, but low heat wit...

The final product tasted great and was a big hit at a potluck lunch at my school, but, one thing in the recipe could be a bit clearer. It should say to let the shortbread cool quite a bit befor...

I made a terrible mistake with these. I gave them all AWAY!! Oh they tasted wonderful. I sort of wish I had kept a few for myself, although it's better for my waistline that I didn't. :) They we...