Caramel-Filled Brownies

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These brownies have bits of gooey caramel within the rich brownie. Don’t try to cut or eat these when they are hot—you could be badly burned by the hot caramel.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 45 minutes

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 box (16.5 oz.) German chocolate cake mix
  • ¾ cup melted butter
  • ⅓ cup plus ½ cup evaporated milk, divided
  • 14 oz. caramels
  • 2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter 9" × 13" pan; set aside.
  • Mix cake mix with butter and ⅓ cup evaporated milk. Press ⅓ of the mixture gently into pan; bake 6 minutes, or until set. Remove wrappers from caramels and microwave with ½ cup evaporated milk, stirring until caramels are melted.
  • Remove brownies from oven; sprinkle chocolate chips over top. Spoon melted caramel over chocolate chips. Crumble remaining brownie dough over top of all. Top with pecans. Bake 15 more minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 box (16.5 oz.) German chocolate cake mix
  • ¾ cup melted butter
  • ⅓ cup plus ½ cup evaporated milk, divided
  • 14 oz. caramels
  • 2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter 9" × 13" pan; set aside.
  • Mix cake mix with butter and ⅓ cup evaporated milk. Press ⅓ of the mixture gently into pan; bake 6 minutes, or until set. Remove wrappers from caramels and microwave with ½ cup evaporated milk, stirring until caramels are melted.
  • Remove brownies from oven; sprinkle chocolate chips over top. Spoon melted caramel over chocolate chips. Crumble remaining brownie dough over top of all. Top with pecans. Bake 15 more minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories550
Total Fat32g
Saturated Fat15g
Cholesterol65mg
Sodium350mg
Total Carbohydrate57g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars40g
Protein7g