Chocolate Caramel Shortbread

  • Servings: 24 bars
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1 1/2 c Butter, softened, divided
1/2 c Sifted icing sugar
1/4 ts Salt
1 1/4 c All purpose flour
1 cn Sweetened condensed milk
3 tb Corn syrup
1 ts Vanilla
3 Squares semi sweet chocolate, melted


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large mixer bowl, beat 1 cup butter, sugar and salt until fluffy. Add flour, mix well. With floured finger, press evenly into greased 9 inch square pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly. In 2 quart glass measure, with handle,in microwave oven, melt remaining 1/2 cup butter on high. for 1 minutes. Stir in sweetened condensed milk and corn syrup. Microwave on high for 6-8 minutes, stirring after each minute, or until mixture turns a light caramel color. Stir in vanilla. Spread over warm shortbread. Drizzle with chocolate. Chill until firm. Cut into bars. Store covered at room temperature.