Easy Turtle Squares

Easy Turtle Squares
Makes 24 squares

1 package (about 18 ounces) chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
1/4 cup milk
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans
1 jar (12 ounces) caramel ice cream topping

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 13X9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Combine cake mix, butter and milk in large bowl. Press half of mixture into prepared pan.

  3. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until batter begins to form crust. Carefully remove from oven. Sprinkle chocolate chips and half of pecans over partially baked crust. Drizzle caramel topping over chips and pecans. Drop spoonfuls of remaining cake batter over caramel mixture; sprinkle with remaining pecans.

  4. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. (Caramel center will be soft.) Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into squares.