Caramel Cashew Chewies

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks
  • 1 cup salted cashew halves, chopped

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Combine flour and oats; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  • Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine caramels and cream. Cook over low heat for 4-5 minutes or until caramels are melted, stirring occasionally. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with chocolate chunks and cashews.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until chocolate is melted. Cool on a wire rack before cutting. Yield: about 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts1 bar equals 158 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

From Taste of Home

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One Response to Caramel Cashew Chewies

  1. Nikki says:

    Cashews are my favorite nut to eat. These sound so good.

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