3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine
2 cups sugar
1 cup flour
1 bag (14 oz.) KRAFT Caramels (about 50)
1/3 cup whipping cream
2 cups PLANTERS Pecan Halves, divided
MICROWAVE chocolate and butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 min. or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Stir in sugar until well blended. Add eggs; mix well. Stir in flour until well blended. Spread half of the batter into prepared pan.
BAKE 25 min. or until top is firm to the touch.
SPREAD (gently) caramel mixture evenly over brownie; sprinkle with chocolate chuncks (optional); top with remaining brownie batter. (Some caramel mixture may peek through.) Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup pecan halves.
KRAFT KITCHENS TIPS
Cooking Know-How Since a glass baking dish conducts and retains heat better than a metal pan does, always reduce the oven temperature by 25ºF when baking in a glass baking dish. Size-Wise A serving of this sweet treat is 1 square. A small portion goes a long way on chocolate flavor.