Chewy Caramel Pecan Squares

Chewy Caramel Pecan Squares 580 Image by: Chewy Caramel Pecan Squares 580 Author: Canadian Living

If you love Turtles, you'll love these pecan-loaded squares. Grinding pecans in a food processor and adding them to the crust gives these squares a rich and nutty twist. You'll need to start with about 2-1/2 cups of vanilla wafers.

  • Portion size 25 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living: Holiday 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup finely ground vanilla wafer
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 cup coarsely ground pecan
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

Method

In bowl, stir together vanilla wafers, butter and ground pecans until moistened; press into parchment paper–lined 9-inch (2.5 L) square cake pan.

Sprinkle with chocolate chips and chopped pecans; pour condensed milk over top.

Bake in 350?F (180?C) oven until set in centre, about 30 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate to cool completely, about 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Wrap and refrigerate for up to 5 days or overwrap in foil and freeze for up to 1 month.) Cut into squares.

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 60 mg
  • Sugars 17 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 203.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Potassium 147 mg
  • Cholesterol 12 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 21 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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