A friend of mine sent me the link to this recipe after she tried it and LOVED it... I have been waiting for a while to make this recipe - me and brownies could be in the same room together for only a little while before they would be completely gone! :) I needed to make sure that I wasn't the only one with access to this pan! Thank God I did!! As it was I inhaled at least 2 of them quickly and they were definitely the talk of the party that I took them to!
Knock You Naked Brownies
(recipe found at http://www.thepioneerwoman.com/)
1 box (18.5 ounces) german chocolate cake mix
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1/3 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter, melted
60 whole caramels, unwrapped
1/3 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, chopped pecans, 1/3 cup evaporated milk and melted butter. Stir together until totally combined. Mixture will be very thick. Press half of the mixture into a well greased 9x9" baking pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove pan from oven and set aside.
In a double boiler (or a heatproof bowl over a saucepan with boiling water) melt caramels with additional 1/2 cup evaporated milk. When melted and combined, pour over brownie base. Sprinkle chocolate chips as evenly as you can over the caramel. Turn out remaining brownie dough on work surface. Use your hands to press it into a large square a little smaller than the pan. Use a spatula to remove it from the surface, then set it on top of the caramel and chocolate chips.
Bake for 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate for several hours. When ready to serve, generously sift powdered sugar over the surface of the brownies.