Better Than Twix Bars!
Read the recipe carefully-there are 2 different options at the end. One is to fully dip the bars and the other is just to coat the tops in chocolate. Both are delish but if time is an issue, coating the tops is waaaaaaay faster! I included both ways in my picture for you to see! Happy Twixing!
MAKES TWIX TASTE PATHETIC BARS
2 sticks salted butter, at room temperature
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla2 cups flour
20 ounces Kraft Caramels, unwrapped of co
18 ounces milk chocolate, melted (I used
1 tablespoon vegetable shortening (optional) – I did not need this-Hershey’s melted perfectly
Directions1) FOR THE CRUST: Preheat your oven to 300°F. Line 9″ x 13″ pan with nonstick foil
2) In a bowl, beat together the butter, sugar a
3) Press it evenly into the pan. Lightly flouring your fingertips will help with any sticking.
4) Prick the crust a
5) Bake 35-45 mins until the crust is lightly golden brown on top and the edges are deeper golden b
6) FOR THE CARAMEL LAYER: Melt the caramel and cream over low heat in a small saucepan. Pour the caramel over the cooled crust and set in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to chill and firm up.
OPTION 1 FOR THE CHOCOLATE LAYER (EASIEST OPTION): Melt the chocolate slowly in a double boiler or over very low heat. If it seems very thick, add a tablespoon of shortening to thin it. Pour evenly over the chilled caramel layer and spread to cover
OPTION 2 FOR THE CHOCOLATE LAYER (BIT MORE TIME CONSUMING BUT YUMMY): Cut into