German Chocolate Caramel Bars Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
SpecialityMain Ingredient


 Sweet chocolate cake mix18 1⁄4 Ounce (German, 1 Package)
 Quick cooking oats1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cold butter6 Tablespoon
 Egg1 , beaten
 Cream cheese8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
 Caramel ice cream topping1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped pecans1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Quick cooking oats1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5094 Calories from Fat 2297

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 260 g400.8%

Saturated Fat 131.4 g657%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 931.1 mg310.4%

Sodium 5123.4 mg213.5%

Total Carbohydrates 652 g217.5%

Dietary Fiber 44.3 g177.3%

Sugars 320.7 g

Protein 67 g135%

Vitamin A 128.9% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 73.4% Iron 111.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a bowl, combine cake mix and oats; cut in butter until crumbly.
Set aside 1 cup.
Stir the egg into remaining oat mixture (mixture will be crumbly).
Press into a greased 13-in x 9-in x 2-in baking pan.
Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until almost set.
Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
Combine filling ingredients; spread over crust.
For topping, combine the pecans, brown sugar, oats, butter and reserved oat mixture until crumbly.
Sprinkle over filling.
Bake 15 minutes longer.
Cool on a wire rack.
Refrigerate until firm before cutting.