Homemade Twix Bar

Homemade Twix Bar

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It tastes just like a Twix bar with a delicious shortbread crust, a caramel center, and a layer of chocolate on top. The best thing about them is that you can make them right at home!

I love good homemade snacks. Especially when it has caramel in it! Try this delicious caramel apple upside down cake, this caramel apple pie, and this amazing classic homemade caramel apple.

Homemade Twix Bar Recipe

I’ve put this Twix Bar on my list to create since I started blogging. I love Twix and my kids are obsessed with Twix. One of my favorite candy bars. Why haven’t you made it so far? I’m not sure, but I missed it! I’ve made other homemade candy bars like this Snicker’s bar, this Homemade Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and now that I’ve made this imitation Twix bar… my life is complete.

Twix Bar has always been my favourite. But my sons are obsessed! Can you imagine how happy they must have been when I said I was making a big batch? They didn’t take long to make and chilling in the refrigerator between the layers definitely speeded up the process. The caramel and chocolate were also melted in the microwave and they were cooked in a flash. We all loved them and we know we’ll go to heaven if we love Twix as much as we do!

Ingredients for Homemade Twix Bar

After looking at this ingredient list, you’ll never want to buy in the store again! They are very simple and you will probably already have most of these ingredients at home! For exact measurements, check the recipe card at the bottom of the post.

Shortbread Layer:

  • butter: In this recipe, I used unsalted butter. If you wait until the sticks are at room temperature, the sticks will mix better.
  • Cookie Sugar: It dissolves easily, creating a smooth texture.
  • Vanilla Extract: Add vanilla to this Twix bar!
  • flour: All-purpose flour works well in this bar.

Caramel Layer:

  • caramel: I get a 14oz bag and unpack the caramel to make this part easy.
  • Heavy Cream: This is blended with caramel to make something nice and creamy.

Chocolate Layer:

  • milk chocolate: You can get milk chocolate chips or baking chocolate. It works because everything in your hand will melt away. You can also use dark chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate.
  • vegetable shortening: This ingredient is optional and is only needed to thin the chocolate.

How to Make Homemade Twix Bars

The part is very simple and this Twix bar takes less than an hour from start to finish. Baking time is also included! You may want to make a second batch. The first will fly off the table!

To make the crust:

  1. Preview: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Place parchment paper on a 9×13 inch pan and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  2. Mix and press: Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl. Add flour. Beat the mixture on medium speed with a hand mixer until it comes together. Press the dough into the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle some flour on your fingers to prevent sticking.
  3. baking: Poke the crust with a fork and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the edges and top are light golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

To create a caramel layer:

  1. melt: Melt the caramel and cream in a small saucepan over low heat.
  2. Add to the crust: Pour the caramel over the cooled crust.
  3. chill: Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to harden.

To make the chocolate layer:

  1. melt: Melt the chocolate and shortening (if used) in a small saucepan over low heat.
  2. pour: Pour over caramel layer
  3. chill: Place the bar in the refrigerator to cool until it hardens.
  4. To eat: Cut the Twix bar into squares and enjoy!

shortcut

Here’s a little shortcut you can use to create this Twix bar! Melted caramel and chocolate to speed up the process and make this dessert in seconds. in the microwave. Cook over high heat in a microwave-safe bowl and stir every 30 seconds. Stir halfway through to avoid burning and melt until soft and creamy.

How to Store Twix Bars

If you have leftover Twix bars (or want to make them ahead of time!), save them! If you plan ahead, you can serve this up for a few days!

  • At room temperature: If you are using chocolate chips as chocolate, you can cut them up and store them in an airtight container at room temperature. They last about 7-10 days.
  • in the refrigerator: If chocolate wafers or almond shells are used, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They last for several weeks.
  • Pre-freeze: When you’re done, put it in an airtight container and put it in the freezer. They last about 2 months in the freezer. When you’re ready to eat, simply put it on the counter and thaw it. Then they are ready to go!


To make the crust:

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Place parchment paper on a 9×13 inch pan and spray lightly with cooking spray.

  • Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl. Add flour. Beat the mixture on medium speed until it comes together. Press the dough into the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle some flour on your fingers to prevent sticking.

  • Poke the crust with a fork and bake for 35-40 minutes or until slightly golden brown on the edges and on top. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

To create a caramel layer:

To make the chocolate layer:

  • Melt the chocolate and shortening (if used) in a small saucepan over low heat. Pour over a layer of caramel and allow to cool.

  • Cut into squares and enjoy!

  • *Microwave melted caramel and chocolate for speed. Stir every 30 seconds until soft and creamy to avoid burning.


Originally Posted on: July 12, 2015
Updated June 1, 2022

offer: 12

calorie468kcal (23%)carbohydrate53g (18%)protein4g (8%)Fat29g (45%)saturated fat17g (85%)cholesterol47mg (16%)salt171mg (7%)potassium137mg (4%)fiber2g (8%)sugar33g (37%)vitamin A533IU (11%)calcium33mg (three%)steel2mg (11%)

All nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and is only estimates. Each recipe and nutritional values ​​vary depending on the brand used, the measurement method, and the serving size per household.

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Updated, written and published by Meja Makan