Caramel Pecan Dream Bars

Caramel Pecan Dream Bars are a delightful dessert that tempts the taste buds with multiple layers of rich flavors and irresistible textures. These bars are a divine amalgamation of buttery shortbread crust, luscious caramel filling and crunchy pecans all topped with drizzled smooth chocolate. Every bite transports you to an avenue of decadence and fulfillment which makes it the perfect treat for any reason.

Though they may appear as just another dessert, Caramel Pecan Dream Bars have got something special about them; it is how ingredients merge to create a symphony of tastes. The first layer is crumbly buttery shortbread crust whose mild sweetness combines perfectly with the lavish caramel filling. Each time you sink your teeth into one layer the crispy toasted pecan adds a delicious nuttiness to each mouthful.

The versatility of Caramel Pecan Dream Bars is among their most enchanting features. Whether they are served as an opulent dessert at a dinner party or eaten as a sinful mid-morning snack with coffee alongside, these bars always make an impression. Their simple nature ensures they can work for both informal meetings and formal gatherings while their deliciousness ensures that they will be consumed in no time once they hit the table

Caramel Pecan Dream Bars are so much more than desserts. They are a masterpiece of culinary that brings about warm feelings, cozy moments and pure joy on consuming them. With its buttery crust, dripping caramel, and crispy pecans; these bars have set a standard to the lucky few who get to devour them, making them popular among lovers of sweets.


For the shortbread crust:

   1 cup all-purpose flour

   1/4 cup granulated sugar

   1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed

For the caramel filling:

   1/2 cup unsalted butter

   1/2 cup packed brown sugar

   1/4 cup light corn syrup

   1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk

   1 teaspoon vanilla extract

   1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

For the chocolate drizzle:

           ½ c semisweet chocolate chips


          a little bit of vegetable oil


1·         Preheat oven
Turn your oven up to reach a temperature of three hundred and fifty Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Prepare an eight inch by eight inch baking pan by greasing it with parchment paper which is folded in such a way that it hangs over the sides.

2·         Make shortbread crust
Blend flour with granulated sugar into one bowl. Use either pastry cutter or fork for cutting in cold butter until mixture has crumb texture. Spread this mixture uniformly into prepared baking pan’s bottom.

3.Make the dough:

In the preheated oven, bake the crust for 15-18 minutes or until it turns a little golden brown at the edges. Take out of oven and let cool slightly while preparing caramel filling.

4. Create caramel filling:

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar, corn syrup and sweetened condensed milk. Keep stirring till it boils. Lower the temperature to simmer and cook for another five minutes stirring continuously until thickened just enough. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and toasted pecans.

5. Put them together:

Spread caramel evenly over partially baked crust using a spatula that is available. Return pan to oven; bake an additional 15-20 minutes or until caramel is bubbly on top and set inside. Remove from the oven then let it cool completely in the pan.

6. Apply drizzles of chocolate:

Put chocolate chips and vegetable oil in a microwave-safe bowl and stir until smooth after heating for 30 seconds each time till melted completely through then pour over cooled bars .

7. Cool and serve:

Allow the chocolate to set by putting the pan into the fridge for about one hour. Put bars out of pan using overhang in parchment paper. Slice into squares and serve. Relish in their heavenly decadence, Caramel Pecan Dream Bars!

Feel free to adjust the recipe to your taste, and enjoy every piece of these irresistible bars!

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