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These caramel chocolate shortbread bars are like twix bars, but even better! Easy homemade twix bars recipe.
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Homemade Twix Bars

Layers of buttery shortbread, sweet caramel and rich chocolate make these homemade Twix bars amazing!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 16 Bars


  • 1 cup Butter softened
  • 2/3 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 11 oz Caramel Squares
  • 1-2 tablespoons 2% Milk
  • 1 & 1/4 cup Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips optional
  • Coarse Salt optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Begin by making shortbread. Line a 9 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Beat butter and sugar together until combined. Add vanilla and mix.
  • Add flour and salt and mix until just combined.
  • Dump dough into the lined 9 inch baking pan and press out flat. 
  • Bake about 25 minutes until top is golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Unwrap caramels and place in a microwave safe bowl. 
  • Add 1 to 2 tablespoons milk and microwave in 30 second intervals until completely melted.
  • Spread caramel over shortbread. Cool completely.
  • Microwave milk chocolate chips in 30 second intervals until melted. Spread over caramel.
  • If desired, melt semi sweet chocolate chips and drizzle over top.
  • If desired, sprinkle additional coarse salt over top.
  • Cool completely before serving.