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Triple Treat Chocolate Caramel Candy Bars

Triple Treat Chocolate Caramel Candy Bars are a delicious medley of chocolatey, chewy and crunchy! They're easy to make and the ultimate sweet treat holiday gift giving.
Course Candy, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate caramel candy bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Chilling 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 Servings
Calories 192kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk chocolate morsels
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 14 ounces caramels, unwrapped
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup walnuts or peanuts

Instructions

  • Line an 8 x 8 square pan with foil and lightly grease with nonstick cooking spray. 
  • In a double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, combine chocolate and vegetable shortening. Cook, stirring until the morsels melt and the mixture is smooth.
  • Remove melted chocolate from heat and pour half into the prepared baking dish. Using a spatula, spread evenly. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes or until firm
  • Return remaining half of the chocolate to low heat.
  • In another pan over low heat, combine caramel, butter or margarine, and water. Stir until melted and smooth.
  • Add walnuts to caramel mixture and stir to combine.
  • Pour the caramel mixture over the chocolate-lined pan and using a spatula, spread evenly. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes or until gummy.
  • Spread remaining melted chocolate evenly on top of caramel filling. 
  • Chill in the refrigerator for about 1 hour or until firm. Cut into serving portions.

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 56mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 0.3mg