Cookie Countdown recipe: Samica Knight's German Chocolate caramel bar cookies

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Nothing brings holiday joy more than a plate of delicious cookies.

This week, we're bringing you treasured recipes of your favorite ABC13 anchors with our "Cookie Countdown."

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Today, morning anchor Samica Knight brings you this incredible recipe for German Chocolate Caramel Bars.

Here's the ingredients you'll need to make these scrumptious little cookies:

Combine caramels and 1/3 Cup evaporated milk in double boiler. cook over low heat stirring until melted, set aside.
Grease and flour a 9x13" pan.
In a large bowl, combine cake mix, butter and 1/3 Cup evaporated milk and nuts.
Stir by hand until dough holds together.
Press half of the dough in pan. Bake at 350 Degrees for 6 to 8 minutes.
Reserve remaining half dough for topping.
Sprinkle chips over semi-baked crust.
Spread on caramel over chips, crumble reserved dough over mixture.
Bake 15 to 18 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes and refrigerate to set caramel.

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