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Salted Caramel Bars
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Salted Caramel Bars with Pecans

When it comes to cookie bars, there is something special about Salted Caramel Bars. These sugar cookie bars are topped with salted caramel and pecans to make this amazing dessert something your family will love.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salted caramel bars
Servings: 16
Calories: 110kcal
Author: Jill


  • 1 6.5 oz roll of refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/2 cup caramel sundae topping
  • 3 tbsp caramel sundae topping
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp kosher sea salt
  • 1/2 cup crushed pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare an 8x8 baking pan with non-stick spray. Optional: line the pan with foil or parchment paper for easy removal.
  • Scoop 1/2 cup of the cookie dough and set aside.
  • Take the remaining cookie dough and press it into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, until the crust is lightly golden brown.
  • While that is baking, prepare the caramel filling.
  • In a small bowl, combine the 1/2 cup caramel topping and the flour and mix until combined.
  • When the crust is done baking, spread the caramel topping all over the top, stopping before the edge.
  • Take the dough from the 1/2 cup that was set aside, break it up and sprinkle it all over the top of the caramel filling.
  • Sprinkle the crushed pecans all over the top.
  • Bake again for 30 minutes, until the top is light golden brown.
  • Cool for at least an hour.
  • Drizzle the remaining 3 tbsp of caramel topping all over the top, sprinkle with the sea salt.
  • Cut into bars and serve!
  • Store in an airtight container.


Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 41mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg