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Gooey Chocolate-Caramel Fantasy

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Gooey Chocolate-Caramel Fantasy

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  • Makes: 12 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Bake 10 mins

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This luscious dessert has a chocolate crumb crust and caramel-pecan filling crowned with melted chocolate. It's like a candy bar on a plate.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs (about 38 wafers)
  • 30 vanilla caramels
  • 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream

Directions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together chocolate wafer crumbs and melted butter. Press onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10 minutes. Cool slightly on a wire rack.
  2. In a heavy medium saucepan, melt caramels in caramel ice cream topping over low heat, stirring often. Stir in the first 1/4 cup whipping cream. Remove from heat; stir in nuts. Spread over crust. Cool; cover and chill for 1 hour.
  3. For topping: In a heavy small saucepan, melt chocolate. Remove from heat; stir in remaining whipping cream. Drizzle or spread over caramel-pecan mixture. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Gooey Chocolate-Caramel Fantasy)

Servings Per Recipe 12, fiber (g) 2, cal. (kcal) 457, carb. (g) 51, sodium (mg) 257, chol. (mg) 27, Fat, total (g) 29

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