(by Shirley McNevich)
1 - 17oz. log refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
Press 3/4 of the cookie dough into the bottom of a greased 8" square cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove from oven, sprinkle 1/4 cup of the chopped walnuts evenly over the dough. Drizzle the caramel ice cream topping evenly over the top. Spread teaspoonfuls of the remaining cookie dough evenly over the top. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup chopped walnuts all over the top. Return to oven and bake 10 minutes longer or until edges are set. Cool completely. Cut into squares or bars.