Just a couple things to say about these bars SO DELICIOUS!! I had to make myself quit eating them. I totally could of eaten the whole pan. The kids said these bars reminded them of a Twix Candy Bar. They take a little time, but oh so worth it!!
Caramel Shortbread Bars
3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
2 Tablespoons corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chocolate chips ( I used milk chocolate)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl mix together the softened butter, sugar and vanilla. (I used a fork for mixing). Stir in the flour until well mixed. Press batter into a 9 inch square pan (I used an 8 x 11 rectangle pan). Bake 20-25 minutes, until the edges are light brown. Let cool.
For the caramel layer: Melt 1/2 cup butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the brown sugar, condensed milk and corn syrup, and bring to a boil. Cook for 5 minutes stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla. Pour over the cooled shortbread. Let cool.
Once the caramel layer has cooled melt the chocolate chips in a microwave until smooth. Pour over the caramel layer and put in the freezer or fridge for about 10 minutes to set the chocolate.
Cut into squares and enjoy!!
Beware: They are ADDICTING!!
Oh boy do I believe that! Caramel AND shortbread in one recipe? Sounds like a Friday evening treat for sure!ReplyDelete
Twix are my favorite candy bar...I love the cookie crust with the caramel! Your bars are a MUST try :)ReplyDelete
oh my - these look wonderful!! They remind me of millionaire's shortbread... yum.ReplyDelete
Oh, wow! I love Twix. These look so yummy!ReplyDelete
oh yummy!!! i can't wait to try these out!!! especially if they resemble twix.....ReplyDelete
They look delicious. I'm going to have to try them-- when the weather is cooler. Too hot here to put the oven on!ReplyDelete
Holy moly! These ook delicious!!! I so wish I had some of these right now! Can't wait until I can make these. We're in Chicago right now so it'll have to wait until next week. I hope I can wait! =o)ReplyDelete
I've made these before and they are delicious! They reminded me of a twix too. :)ReplyDelete
These look way dangerous! I'm sure I could eat the whole pan as well!ReplyDelete