CHIPS AHOY! Caramel Layered Brownies

A fudge brownie mix gets fancy when topped with caramels, chopped chocolate chip cookies and a sprinkle of sea salt for a divine dessert bar.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (18 to 20 oz.) fudge brownie mix  (13x9-inch pan size)
  • 18 CHIPS AHOY! Cookies, divided
  • 20 soft caramels made with butter and cream  (about 4-1/2 oz.), divided
  • 1 tsp. water
  • ¼ tsp. coarse sea salt

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Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 350°F.

2

Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Spray with cooking spray.

3

Prepare batter as directed on package for cake-like brownies. Pour 2/3 of the batter into prepared pan.

4

Arrange 15 cookies in even layer over batter in pan; top each cookie (in batter) with a caramel. Spoon remaining batter over cookies and caramels in pan; spread batter to evenly cover cookies. (Some caramels may show through brownie batter.)

5

Bake 20 to 23 min. or until toothpick inserted in center of brownie comes out with fudgy crumbs. (Do not overbake.) Cool completely.

6

Meanwhile, microwave water and remaining caramels in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 10 to 15 sec. or until caramels begin to melt; stir until caramels are completely melted. Drizzle over brownie.

7

Chop remaining cookies. Sprinkle cookies, then salt over dessert.

8

Use foil handles to remove brownie from pan before cutting to serve.