These bars are so so good! Dangerously good! They are very rich and will go a long way cut in to small pieces.
1 pound butter, softened
2 cups organic sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla
4 cups flour
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare and 9×13 straight edged pan by lining with parchment paper. Cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla. Add the flour. Divide the dough and pat 1/2 of it into the bottom of the pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
1 (14 oz.) bag caramels or 51 candies
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons course sea salt
In a small sauce pan add the caramel, cream and vanilla. Melt together until smooth and warm. Gently pour over the warm crust. Sprinkle the sea salt on top. Crumble the remaining dough on top and bake for 30-35 more minutes.