Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Caramel 'N Chocolate Pecan Bars

Crust Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
˝ cup Land O’ Lakes® Butter, softened
1 cup pecan halves

Caramel Layer Ingredients

2/3 cup Land O’ Lakes® Butter
˝ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup milk chocolate chips


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine all crust ingredients except pecans in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed and particles are fine (2 to 3 minutes). Press on bottom of ungreased 13 x 9” baking pan. Place pecans evenly over unbaked crust. Combine 2/3 cup butter and ˝ cup brown sugar in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until entire surface of mixture begins to boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Pour evenly over pecans and crust. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until entire caramel layer is bubbly. Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle with chips; allow to melt slightly (2 to 3 minutes). Swirl chips leaving some whole for a marbled effect. Cool completely; cut into bars. Makes 36 bars. Nutrition Facts (1 bar): Calories 160, Fat 10 g, Cholesterol 15 mg, Sodium 70 mg, Carbohydrates 18 g.