Karen makes her decadently rich brownies with a box of German chocolate cake mix, butter, sweetened condensed milk, pecans, soft caramel candies and chocolate chips.
1 (18.25-ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
3/4 cup butter, melted
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk - divided use
1 (14-ounce) package soft caramel candies
1 cup pecans, chopped
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a medium bowl combine german chocolate cake mix, melted butter, and 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk. Mix until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Press half of the mixture into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake for 7 minutes. Cool.
- In a saucepan melt caramel candies with the remaining 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk. Pour caramel sauce over the baked mixture. Sprinkle chopped pecans and chocolate chips on top. Spread the remaining cake mixture on top and bake for an additional 17 minutes, or till the batter pulls from sides. Cool. Cut into squares.
Makes 24 brownies.