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       Title: Candy Bar Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 48 servings
  
            Base:
       2 c  Pillsbury all-purpose flour
     3/4 c  Powdered sugar
     3/4 c  Margarine or butter; soft
       2 tb Whipping cream
       1 ts Vanilla
            Filling:
      28    Caramels
     1/4 c  Whipping cream
     1/4 c  Margarine or butter
       1 c  Powdered sugar
       1 c  Pecans; chopped
            Glaze:
     1/2 c  Semi-sweet chocolate chips
       2 tb Whipping cream
       1 tb Margarine or butter
     1/4 c  Powdered sugar
       1 ts Vanilla
            Pecan halves; if desired
  
        Heat oven to 325~F. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
   In large bowl, blend all base ingredients until crumbly. Press mixture into
   ungreased 15x10-inch jelly roll pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until
   lightly browned. In small saucepan, melt caramels with 1/4 cup whipping
   cream and 1/4 cup margarine until smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from
   heat; stir in 1 cup powdered sugar and pecans. (Add additional cream if
   needed for spreading consistency.) Spread over base.
        In small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips with 2
   Tablespoons whipping cream and 1 tablespoon margarine until smooth,
   stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 cup powdered sugar and
   vanilla. Drizzle glaze over filling. Cut into bars; decorate each with a
   pecan half.
       Source: Pillsbury More Lovin' From The Oven Cookbook
  
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