Caramel Bars at Disney

This recipe is inspired by the Caramel Shortbread Bars you can purchase at the Karamell-K├╝che shop in Epcot's World Showcase.

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Gather the Ingredients

You will need butter, sugar, flour, salt, vanilla, sweetened condensed milk, chopped walnuts, and Werther's Original Chewy Caramels.

2

Whip the Butter

Beat the softened butter on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.

3

Add the Sugar

Add the sugar and salt, then beat until combined.

4

Mix in the Flour

Mix in the flour on low speed until fully incorporated, scraping down the sides of the pan as needed.

5

Shortbread Layer

Press 2/3 of the mixture into the bottom of an un-greased 9x13 baking dish to create the shortbread layer.

6

Melt the Caramel

Add the caramels and milk to a bowl and heat in the microwave on HIGH for 2 1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds.

7

Caramel Layer

Stir in the walnuts and vanilla then pour caramel over the layer of shortbread. Sprinkle small pieces of the remaining shortbread dough over the top.

8

Bake the Bars

Bake the bars at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes until the top begins to turn golden brown.

9

Cut Into Bars

Remove from the oven and allow the bars to cool completely on a wire rack before cutting into perfect bars. Enjoy!

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