chocolate caramel bars

1 14 oz. bag Kraft caramels
1 5 ounce can evaporated milk
1 package Betty Crocker Supermoist German Chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 6 oz. package chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Melt caramels with 1/3 cup evaporated milk over low heat, stirring until smooth. Combine remaining evaporated milk (1/4 cup), cake mix and margarine; mix well. Press half of the cake mixture onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 for six minutes. Sprinkle chocolate pieces and 1/4 cup walnuts over crust; drizzle with caramel mixture. Top with teaspoonfuls of remaining cake mixture; press gently into caramel mixture. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts. Bake at 350 for 18-20 minutes. Cool slightly. Chill. Cut into bars. Makes about 2 dozen.

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