Chocolate Lovers Caramel Squares

Course : Chocolate
Serves: 36
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1 package semisweet chocolate chips -- any kind
2 tablespoons shortening
30 pieces caramel candies -- kraft preferred
2 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup peanuts or walnuts

Preparation / Directions:

Melt chocolate chips and shortening over pan of hot water. Spread evenly on bottom of baking pan lined with aluminum foil. Place in refrigerator until firm; about 15 minutes. Melt caramels, butter, and water over hot water. Add nuts and spread over chocolate. Refrigerate until firm. Pour remaining chocolate over caramels. Let set for about 1 hour. Cut into 1" squares. Makes 36. I use chopped walnuts.


Nutritional Information:

37 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (68% calories from fat); trace Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 3mg Cholesterol; 10mg Sodium

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