Chewy Scotch Bars

Southern Living
2 1/2 dozen


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2 cups semisweet chocolate morsels
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 (16-ounce) package light brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans


Microwave first 3 ingredients in a 2-quart microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until butter and chocolate melt, stirring twice.

Stir together 1 cup melted butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, stirring until blended. Stir in chocolate mixture, flour, and next 3 ingredients. Pour into a greased 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean (do not overbake). Cool in pan on a wire rack; cut into bars. Serve with ice cream, if desired.

Created date

October 2003