Fourth Grade Journey

A Fourth Grade Teacher's Journey Through the World of Books

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Treat Tuesday #36...

 Treat Tuesday - Caramel Brownie


*Nothing quite like a delicious brownie (with caramel) while enjoying a great book! 




1 box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker® Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
2 eggs
1 cup coarsely chopped nuts
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
25 caramels, unwrapped (from 14 oz bag)
2 tablespoons milk 


Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, pouch of chocolate syrup, oil, water and eggs until well blended. Spread in pan. In small bowl, combine nuts and chocolate chips; sprinkle half of mixture over batter in pan. Set remaining nut mixture aside.

Bake 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place caramels and milk in small microwavable bowl, microwave uncovered on HIGH 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes, stirring every minute until caramels are melted.

After removing pan from oven, immediately spoon caramel mixture over brownie to within 1/2 inch of sides; sprinkle with remaining nut mixture. Return to oven and bake an additional 10 minutes until toothpick inserted into brownie 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours. For brownies, cut into 8 rows by 5 rows. Store covered at room temperature. 

Treat Tuesday - Adult Novel

The Crying Tree by Naseem Rakha

*This was the novel that kept me up until the early morning hours.

*A must-read!  

Treat Tuesday - Middle Grade Novel

Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff
by Robert Paul Weston

*A recent new purchase and is already in the hands of my readers.

*Hopefully I can grab it before spring break and take home with me to read.  

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