Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

These rich and decadent Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars will not let you down. They taste like a combo between Twix and Heath candy bars. I know. 😳

Plus, they are seriously so easy to make. With only 6 ingredients, you can have these beauties whipped up in no time. And even better, your family will love you for it. ❤️

Make the Shortbread Crust:

Mix together butter, flour and brown sugar.

Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars ingredients in the mixer.
Make the shortbread base. Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

Line a 9×13 pan with parchment paper that has been lightly sprayed with cooking spray.

Line the pan with parchment. Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

Then press the crumbly mixture into the bottom and corners of the pan. Pressing down with the bottom of a measuring cup works well to get the mixture even and compressed.

Pop the crust into a preheated 350 degree oven for about 15 minutes.

For the Filling:

In a small saucepan, melt the 2 tablespoons of butter with 1 can of sweetened condensed milk, until combined.

I forgot to get a picture of this part. I was multi-tasking and making dinner at the same time, so I guess I’m lucky this is the only part I neglected. 🤪

Then, pour this hot mixture over the crust that is still warm from the oven.

Pour the filling over the crust in the pan. Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

Put it back in the oven and bake for another 12-15 minutes until the filling is bubbly and has turned a golden brown. Remove from oven.

The Topping

Sprinkle the top of the hot filling with the milk chocolate chips.

Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

Then, carefully spread the chips over the filling with an off-set spatula.

Bake until filling is set. Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

Finally, sprinkle the toffee bits over the top of the melted chocolate layer, pressing down into the chocolate to get them to stick.

Spread melted chocolate chips and sprinkle with toffee pieces. Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

That’s it. I told you it was easy!

Cool Completely

Cut into bars. Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

Allow to cool completely before cutting into bars. I cut these bars in half again after I took this picture, because they are very rich, and one small piece goes a long way! 😍

Look how you can see the 4 distinct layers in these bars: shortbread on the bottom, followed by the caramelly filling, then a layer of milk chocolate, and finally a layer of crunchy toffee on top. Yes, please.

Finished bars.Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

This is one of those recipes where it’s almost hard to believe that 6 simple ingredients, and so little work can come together to create something so wonderful.

Milk Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Bars

Niky @ The House on Silverado
A buttery shortbread crust, filled with a layer of sweetened condensed milk caramel, and then topped with milk chocolate and toffee bits. A perfectly decadent dessert bar.
Course Dessert
Servings 24 bars

Ingredients
  

For the Shortbread Crust:

  • ¾ cup butter room temperature
  • ¾ cup brown sugar packed
  • cups flour

For the Filling:

  • 1 can sweetened, condensed milk
  • 2 TBSP butter

For the Topping:

  • cups toffee bits
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 9×13 inch pan with parchment paper.

For the Shortbread Crust:

  • Beat butter and sugar together until combined.
  • Mix in flour. Mixture will be crumbly. Press into prepared pan. Bake for 15 minutes until lightly golden. Remove from oven.

For the Filling:

  • In a small saucepan, heat sweetened condensed milk and butter together until butter is melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over shortbread crust. Bake 12-15 minutes until filling is bubbly and browned and takes on a light caramel appearance. Remove from oven.

For the Topping:

  • Immediately sprinkle milk chips on top of filling when it comes out of the oven. Place back in oven for 2 minutes until chips are shiny and soft.
  • Carefully smooth the chips over the filling with an off-set spatula.
  • Sprinkle chocolate layer with toffee bits, pressing them gently into the soft chocolate.
  • Allow to cool completely before cutting into bars.
Keyword Bars, Chocolate, toffee
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