Ooey Gooey Yummy Chocolate Caramel Bars
makes 18 bars
  • for the rice krispies treat layer:
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • One 10oz package of marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Kripies
  • for the caramel layer:
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1⅓ cups sugar
  • for the chocolate layer:
  • 26 oz bittersweet chocolate
  1. Prepare the rice krispies treat base: Grease a jelly roll pan and set aside. In a large saucepan or stock pot, melt butter and marshmallows. Add rice krispies and stir until combined. Pour into jelly roll pan and spread using a greased offset spatula.
  2. Prepare the salted caramel layer: In a small saucepan, melt butter in heavy cream and set aside to cool. In the meantime, combine water and corn syrup in a large saucepan. Pour sugar in center and bring to a boil. Do not stir (you can swish the pan around if you need to). Cook until the caramel turn amber. Take pan off the heat and pour in your butter/cream mixture. Let it bubble up for a few seconds then stir to combine. Return to medium heat until the mixture starts bubbling up. Continue stirring. Cook until the mixture gets to 250 degrees (about 5 minutes). Pour over the rice krispies treat layer and spread it evenly with an offset spatula. Sprinkle salt all over the caramel layer.
  3. Prepare chocolate layer: In a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water, melt 26oz of bittersweet chocolate. Pour all over the caramel and spread it with an offset spatula.
  4. Let cool completely then place in the refrigerator to set.
Recipe by Sweet Explorations at http://www.sweetexplorations.com/ooey-gooey-yummy-chocolate-caramel-bars/