Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Caramel Shortbread Squares

2/3 c. butter, softened
1/4 c. white sugar
1-1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. packed light brown sugar
2 T. light corn syrup
1/2 c. sweetened condensed milk (Eagle Brand)
1-1/4 c. milk chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350.
In a medium bowl, mix together 2/3 cup butter, 1/4 cup white sugar, and 1-1/4 cup flour until evenly crumbly. Press into 9" square baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes. All to cool completely.

In a 2 quart saucepan, combine 1/2 cup butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, and sweetened condensed milk. Bring to a boil stirring frequently. Continue to boil (and stir) for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and beat vigorously with a wooden spoon for about 3 minutes. Pour over baked crust. Cool until it begins to firm.

Melt chocolate and pour over caramel layer. Cover the layer completely. Chill. Cut into small squares. Enjoy with milk - it's rich!!!

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