Chocolate Caramel Squares

Submitted by Donna Brecht

Chocolate Caramel Squares


  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine melted
  • 1 box German chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup chopped pecan pieces
  • 1 (5 oz.) can evaporated milk
  • 1 bag caramels
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Mix butter, cake mix, pecans, and 1/2 of evaporated milk by hand until moist. Press 3/4 of mixture into a 9x13 greased pan. Bake 6 minutes at 350 degrees. In a separate microwavable bowl, place caramels and other 1/2 of evaporated milk. Microwave until melted and creamy, stirring every 30 seconds until caramels are melted. After first mixture bakes 6 minutes, remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Drizzle caramel mixture over top. Dot with remaining 1/4 of cake mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes.