You are here: Home » Recipes » California Dreams California Dreams Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 16 pieces This divine combination of caramel and chocolate is almost like candy. PrintEmail Ingredients 32 -- caramel candies1/3 cup evaporated milk1/2 cup flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed1/2 cup rolled oats4 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips1/2 cup chopped pecans Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. In the top of a double boiler, combine caramels and milk. Heat over simmering water until melted, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and set aside. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Stir in brown sugar and oats. Mix in butter until mixture forms coarse crumbs. Press 1/2 of the flour mixture evenly into a buttered 8-inch square pan. The layer will be fairly thin. Spinkle chocolate chips and pecans over surface evenly. Pour caramel mixture over chocolate chips and nuts. Sprinkle with remaining flour mixture. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Refrigerate until set, then cut into sqares. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Pasadena’s California Sizzles (Junior League of Pasadena, Inc., 1992).