Caramel Shortbread Squares

Caramel Shortbread Squares
I couldn’t let the holiday season go by without sharing this recipe.
It is a no-fail, crowd pleasing recipe that is great for any kind of occasion, cookie tray or potluck.

These squares have a shortbread bottom covered in a thick caramel topping and are then drizzled with chocolate.

We call them “Mmm Squares” because you can’t help but love each bite of them!

These will quickly become a go-to on your recipe list – give them a try!

Caramel Shortbread Squares 2
Caramel Shortbread Squares

For the Crust:

1 cup Butter

1⁄2 cup sugar

2 1⁄2 cups Flour

Crumble the first three ingredients well. Pack into greased 9X13” pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

For the Caramel:

1 cup Butter

2 cups Brown Sugar (packed)

4 tbsp. Corn Syrup

1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk

Combine butter, sugar, syrup and milk in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and pour over the bottom layer. Chill 10 to 15 minutes in fridge before drizzling chocolate.

Chocolate Drizzle:

1⁄4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Melt chips in a small glass bowl in the microwave, stirring every 20 seconds. Using a spoon, drizzle the chocolate over the caramel layer.
Chill in refrigerator


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