Samoas Brownies
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 18
  • Caramel Blondies:
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb. caramels
  • 1/4 cup milk
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan.
  3. Lightly grease foil.
  4. Mix brown sugar, butter, eggs, and vanilla in a large bowl until well blended (I mixed by hand with a wood spoon); set aside.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  6. Add to brown sugar mixture; mix well.
  7. Reserve 1 cup of the batter for later use; spread remaining batter into prepared pan.
  8. Baking 15 minutes or until firm.
  9. Microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl 2-3 minutes or until caramels are completely melted, stirring every minute.
  10. Pour over baked layer in pan; spread to within 1/2 inch of edges.
  11. Spoon reserved 1 cup batter over caramel layer; with an icing spatula, spread batter together with caramel until a smooth layer appears.
  12. Bake an additional 18 minutes or until center is set.
  13. Cool completely.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a 3 step process.