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Pumpkin Caramel Layer Bars
Pumpkin Caramel Layer Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Pumpkin Bars with a layer of gooey caramel.
Servings: 24
Author: Erin
Ingredients
Pumpkin Bars
  • 3/4 cup butter , softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
Filling
  • 1 (14 oz) package caramels, unwrapped
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 13x9 inch baking dish with non-stick spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl melt together caramels and evaporated milk. Heat for 45 seconds and a time.
  3. In the bowl for an electric mixer combing butter and brown sugar. Cream until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add eggs, vanilla, and pumpkin puree. Mix until well combined, scraping the sides of the bowl as necessary.
  4. Stir in flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
  5. Spread 2/3 of the batter into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Bake for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips. Pour melted caramel. Drop spoonfuls of the remaining batter over the caramel.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes. A tester should come out clean from dough, there will be some caramel on it.