Salted Caramel Butter Bars


Ingredients

  • 2 cups (1 pound) salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • Either 1 cup homemade salted caramel or the following
  • 1 (14 oz) bag caramel candies
  • 1/3 cup milk or cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon coarse sea salt