Sneaky Snickers Bars

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
1 hr

The name comes from my tendency to "sneak" just one more while nobody is watching;) These are an easy, chewy bar cookie that reminds me of my favorite candy bar...Snickers, of course!!! You must try this one, but be careful!!! They are addicting!! It is also fun to get the kids to help with this one (i.e. unwrapping caramels, sprinkling on the choc. chips. Prep time includes chilling time.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 40 large caramels or 46 small caramels, unwrapped
  • 23 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 (18 1/2 ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
  • 34 cup melted butter
  • 6 ounces chocolate chips
  • 12 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine caramels and 1/3 cup milk in medium saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth.
  2. In mixing bowl, combine 1/3 cup milk, cake mix, melted butter, flour, and nuts (if desired).
  3. Press half of mixture into greased 13x9-inch pan.
  4. Bake at 350° for 6 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  6. Spread melted caramel mixture over chocolate chips, then crumble remaining dough over top.
  7. Bake 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and cool.
  9. Refrigerate 30 minutes to set caramel before cutting into bars.