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Caramel Walnut Bars


  • 2 cups unsifted flour
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup cold margarine or butter
  • 3/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 24 caramels, unwrapped
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar and egg; cut in 1/2 cup margarine until crumbly. Stir in walnuts. Reserving 2 cups crumb mixture, press remainder firmly on bottom of greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt caramels with sweetened condensed milk and remaining 1/4 cup margarine. Pour over prepared crust. Top with reserved crumb mixture.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until bubbly.
  6. Cool. Cut into bars.
  7. Store loosely covered at room temperature.