Gooey Chocolate-Caramel Fantasy


Credit: MidWestLiving.com
This luscious dessert has a chocolate crumb crust and caramel-pecan filling crowned with melted chocolate. It’s like a candy bar on a plate
HOW TO MAKE IT:
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • cups chocolate wafer crumbs (about 38 wafers)
  • 30 vanilla caramels
  • 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • cups chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream

HOW TO MAKE IT:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together chocolate wafer crumbs and melted butter. Press onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10 minutes. Cool slightly on a wire rack.
  2. In a heavy medium saucepan, melt caramels in caramel ice cream topping over low heat, stirring often. Stir in the first 1/4 cup whipping cream. Remove from heat; stir in nuts. Spread over crust. Cool; cover and chill for 1 hour.
  3. For topping: In a heavy small saucepan, melt chocolate. Remove from heat; stir in remaining whipping cream. Drizzle or spread over caramel-pecan mixture. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Makes 12 servings.

It’s all about caramel 🙂 something to try over the weekend and enjoy!!

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