German Chocolate Bars

German Chocolate Bars


"These are just like German chocolate cake, but you can eat them with your hands!"


servings 356 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 356 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 17.4 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.9g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 304 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 13 x 9 inch pan.
  2. Melt caramels with 1/3 cup condensed milk.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine cake mix with melted butter and 1/2 cup of condensed milk. Stir well.
  4. Spread 1/2 of the cake mix mixture in pan and bake for 6 to 8 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and cover with caramel, chips and nuts. Put remaining cake mix on top. Bake for another 10 minutes.
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  1. 41 Ratings


These are absolutely delicious! However, a few adjustments need to made to the recipe to make it work. You need to use half of the can of condensed milk with the caramels and the other half wi...

These are really yummy as-is. However, they are more like turtle brownies. To make them actually taste like german chocolate bars, substitute pecans for the walnuts and add 1 cup of coconut. One...

These bars taste fab!! The cake mix batter is more like the consistency of brownies –I pressed ½ of the mixture in the pan then baked it for 8 minutes. Instead of walnuts, I used pecans and I a...

I absolutely love this recipe. I changed a few things though. I didn't add walnuts and instead of using a 13x9 pan I used a 8 x 11.5 2 quart baking dish instead. I also used a smaller bag of ...

I mAde These Bars for A friend for a VERY big Gathering...Everybody LOVED them. One person at the party kept telling me how great they were, And right away asked for the recipe. I did however ch...

I tried making this recipe by following the exact directions; something is missing. Do you make the cake mix as directed on the package first? If so, you should add this to the recipe. If not,...

Really enjoyed these

According to my taste-testers (ie my housemates), they were delicious. When I made this, the consistancy of the cake mix was very crumbly and thick. However, I flattened 1/2 of the mix onto a ba...

Oh-my-gosh good! These bars are easy but rich and delicious. I will make these over and over.