Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sweet & Salty Caramel Snack

| October 3, 2016

This recipe makes an easy, great-tasting snack!

Sweet & Salty Caramel Snack


¾ cup butter – softened
¾ cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 ½ cups flour
1 cup old fashioned oats
1 — 14 oz. pkg. caramels
1/3 cup half-and-half cream
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or chunks
1 cup salted cashews – chopped


~Preheat oven to 350°.

~In a large bowl mix butter, brown sugar, and egg. Stir in flour and oats. Then spread and press mixture into a greased 9x13x2 baking pan. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until golden brown.

~Meanwhile, combine caramels and cream in a small saucepan and cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. When melted pour over the baked crust and sprinkle with the chocolate and cashews.

~Bake for an additional 8 minutes or until chocolate begins to melt. Let cool before cutting.

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