Jodi’s Caramel Brownies

In Newsletter Content by Brandon St. Clair

Jodi Godinez of our Trucking Department submitted this recipe and says, “This recipe originated with my sister Kathy, and it’s been a staple at many a family gathering dessert-grazing table for the past 20 years or more. Brownies, check! Chocolate chips, check! Gooey caramel, check, check! Can be made with or without nuts. I like them without.”


  • 50 caramels
  • Small can evaporated milk
  • Nuts
  • Margarine
  • 1 12oz bag chocolate chips
  • 1 box German chocolate cake mix


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour 9×13 pan.
  3. In a double boiler, melt caramel and 1/3 C evaporated milk.
  4. Mix cake mix with 3/4C melted margarine, 1/3C evaporated milk, and ¾ C chopped nuts.
  5. Press half of dough in bottom of pan.
  6. Bake for 6-7 minutes.
  7. Spread caramel mixture over baked dough.
  8. Sprinkle chocolate chips.
  9. Plop remaining dough on top.
  10. Bake for 15 minutes.