Caramel Cashew Chewies
Reprinted with permission from Taste of Home Baking (Reiman Media Group, 2011).
|Prep Time:||30 minutes|
|Cook Time:||10 minutes plus cooling|
|Ingredients:||3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1 package (14 ounces) caramels
1/3 cup half-and-half cream
1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks
1 cup salted cashew halves, chopped
|Directions:||1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg. Combine flour and oats; gradually add to creamed mixture.
2. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350°
for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the caramels and cream. Cook over low heat for 4-5 minutes or until the caramels are melted, stirring occasionally. Pour caramel mixture over the crust. Sprinkle with chocolate chunks and cashews.
4. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until chocolate is melted. Cool on a wire rack before cutting.
|Source URL:||Taste of Home|