These Easy Cake Mix Caramel Bars are the perfect bar cookie to make for a quick dessert for the family or a pitch-in at work.
Easy Cake Mix Caramel Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

These Easy Cake Mix Caramel Bars are the perfect bar cookie to make for a quick dessert for the family or a pitch-in at work.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake mix caramel bar cookies, cake mix caramel bars
Author: Barbara
Ingredients
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup pecans chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup caramel topping
  • 2 Tablespoons hot water
  • Caramel Frosting
  • 1 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter softened
  • 3 Tablespoons caramel topping
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Spray or grease a jelly roll pan. To make cleanup easy, line with parchment paper.
  3. Combine cake mix, pecans, shortening, caramel topping (1 cup), and hot water with mixer.
  4. Spread evenly in the greased jelly roll pan.
  5. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, mix powdered sugar, butter, 3 Tablespoons caramel topping and milk in mixer until smooth.
  7. Once cake has cooled, spread caramel frosting evenly.