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Caramel Nut Bars

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  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Divided)
  Packed brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking rolled oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Caramel candy 1⁄2 Pound (About 28 In Number)
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Confectionery sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Mix 1/2 cup butter, brown sugar and salt.
Add oats and flour.
Beat at low speed until particles are fine.
Reserve 1 cup.
Press remaining crumbly mixture in 8x8-in dish.
Place dish on inverted saucer in microwave oven.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) 3 to 7 minutes, or just until done; rotate 1/4 turn every 2 minutes.
In 4-cup measure or small mixing bowl, combine caramels, milk and 1/4 cup butter.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) 2 to 5 1/2 minutes, or until caramels are soft, stirring every 2 minutes.
Blend well.
Stir in confectioners' sugar and nuts.
Spread over base.
Sprinkle with reserved crumbly mixture.
Microwave 3 to 8 minutes, or until topping bubbles in several places, rotating 1/4 turn every 3 minutes.
Cool directly on countertop.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4377 Calories from Fat 1647

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 187 g287.5%

Saturated Fat 97.7 g488.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 381.7 mg127.2%

Sodium 1243 mg51.8%

Total Carbohydrates 640 g213.3%

Dietary Fiber 20.6 g82.4%

Sugars 417 g

Protein 54 g108.3%

Vitamin A 86.9% Vitamin C 1.5%

Calcium 64.1% Iron 72.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Caramel Nut Bars Recipe