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Gooey Turtle Bars

Caramel, chocolate and pecans top off these ooey, gooey, bars.

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As you guys know, I’ve been re-vamping quite a few posts here on the blog.

I have learned so much from this. I have realized that not only my photography skills have changed, but, my baking and cooking skills. So, not only am I giving the pictures a face lift, but, some of the recipes too.

These bars were originally posted in 2014.

They were good, no, delicious. However, I didn’t really think they lived up to the “gooey” in the recipe title. So, I changed up the recipe and decided to give them another share.

Well, gooey sure does work with these now!

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Your base is still the same cake mix combination. But, instead of splitting the batter and layering the turtle ingredients in between, I spread all the cake mix out and sprinkled the ingredients on top instead. Also, the turtle ingredients were cut in half.

So, all your ooey and gooey-ness are right on top of the bars. 👍

Delicious tasting bars, easy to make and will definitely be a hit at your house!

Give them a whirl and enjoy.

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Yield: 12-15 bars

Gooey Turtle Bars

Gooey Turtle Bars #bars #dessert #turtle #chocolate #caramel #dessert #tableforsevenblog

Caramel, chocolate and pecans top off these ooey, gooey, bars.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • vanilla ( or yellow) cake mix
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine cake mix, butter and milk.
  3. Spread batter into bottom of pan. It will be thick.
  4. Place in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven.
  6. Drizzle caramel sauce on top. Then, sprinkle on chocolate chips and pecans.
  7. Spread remaining 1/2 of batter on top of caramel/chocolate/pecan mixture.
  8. Put back in oven and bake an additional 15 minutes-20 minutes.
  9. Let bars cool before cutting.
  10. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 151Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 117mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g

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Miz Helen

Tuesday 14th of February 2017

Your Gooey Turtle Bars will be a delicious special treat! Happy Valentine Day and thanks so much for sharing your awesome talent with us at Full Plate Thursday!Miz Helen


Wednesday 15th of February 2017

Thanks Miz Helen! Happy Valentine's Day :)

Teresa B

Friday 10th of February 2017

They sound wonderful. I would like to have one right now...Thank you for sharing this recipe at The Really Crafty Link Party this week. Pinned!


Saturday 11th of February 2017

Thanks Teresa!

Mother of 3

Monday 6th of February 2017

These look amazing! Pinned.


Tuesday 7th of February 2017

Thank you Mother of 3!

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