These Caramel Brownies are possibly my favorite brownie of all times! They have earned me lots of brownie points!!
I have been making these brownies for years. It is a favorite of the entire Wilkes family. And all of their friends, especially when my boys were teenagers. I know your friends and family are going to love them too!
And the best part is they are so easy to make. You use a cake mix and store bought caramels. The only hard part of the whole recipe is unwrapping all of the caramels. But these brownies are so good that it was always easy to get one of the kids to unwrap them for me with the promise of a warm, gooey caramel brownie. A few years ago Kraft came out with Caramel Bits and the unwrapping no longer became necessary!! Now there is no excuse not to make them!
They look just like chocolate chips but are made out of caramel. So easy to use – no unwrapping!!!
How to Make Caramel Brownies
The process is easy for these Caramel Brownies. You mix up the cake mix with some melted butter and evaporated milk and spread half of the batter in the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan.
Melt together the caramel bits and some evaporated in a pan until it is nice and melted and smooth. While you are doing this bake the pan of batter for 6 minutes. After you pull it out of the oven sprinkle the chocolate chips on top.
Pour your melted caramel over the top of the chocolate chips.
Add the other half of the batter. You won’t be able to spread the batter so I just drop it in flat little clumps over the top.
Then bake it again for 15-18 minutes. Then, if you can, allow them to cool before cutting. If you are like me, you can’t wait, and you cut your self off a piece right away – nice and warm and gooey!!
What better combination than chocolate and caramel – yum!!
So next time you want to get in good with your children’s friends – make them a batch of Caramel Brownies. They will love you forever!!
I originally got this recipe from my sister in law years ago and it is a favorite of the entire Wilkes family!! Everyone loves Aunt Tricia’s caramel brownies.
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My favorite kitchen tools I use to make CARAMEL BROWNIES:
9 x 13 GLASS PAN – I actually own three of these and they seem to be in constant use.
KITCHEN AID – This is the workhorse of my kitchen and I use it daily! Couldn’t live with out it.
- 14 oz package Kraft caramels about 50 or 1 bag of Caramel Bits
- 2/3 C evaporated milk divided
- 1 box of German Chocolate cake mix
- 3/4 C butter melted
- 1 C semi sweet chocolate chips
- 1 C chopped nuts optional. I don’t use.
- Over medium low heat, melt 1/3 C evaporated milk and caramels in a saucepan
- Grease a 9 x 13 pan
- Mix cake mix, butter, 1/3 C evaporated milk and nuts (optional)
- Mix together well
- Press 1/2 of the dough into bottom of pan
- Bake at 350 degrees for 6 minutes
- Sprinkle chocolate chips over the top and spread caramel on top of that
- Sprinkle remaining dough on top (will not completely cover)
- Bake 15-18 minutes
- Can refrigerate to set caramel but we never do!
- Just eat them warm!!