Caramel Mallow Bars

Caramel Mallow Bars

2/3 cup butter, softened (10 2/3 Tbsp.)
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
28 caramels
2 tablespoons water
1 cup mini marshmallows
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chunks

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. Cream the butter and brown sugar together until light and fluffy.

  3. Add the flour, pecans, and graham cracker crumbs; mix well.

  4. Reserve 1/4 cup of the mixture; press remaining mixture into the
    bottom of a greased 9" square baking pan.

  5. Bake for 18 minutes.

  6. Meanwhile, melt the caramels and water together in a heavy
    saucepan over low heat, stirring often, until smooth; pour over the

  7. Sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture, marshmallows, and
    chocolate chunks.

  8. Bake for 12-14 minutes more, or until the marshmallows are lightly

  9. Cool on a wire rack before cutting into squares