Hi guys! Hope you are all having a wonderful week. If not, I’m about to make it better 🙂 As you know, our family is a sucker for trying out new, delicious, treats. When we saw the title of today’s tried and true recipe, we knew we couldn’t pass it up. I mean, anything that has the word Millionaire, in it, has to be awesome, right? Right!
These Millionaire Bars were simple to put together and oh so yummy to eat! I love the mixture of a soft crusty bottom, with an ooey gooey middle, and a perfectly thin layer of chocolate on top. They remind me of Twix bars with the combo of a crust, caramel and chocolate and are definitely a current favorite!!
Try them out and let us know if you think they hold up to their title. Here is the printable recipe…
Adapted from Collecting Memories.
HOW MANY DOES IT FEED: 9-12 bars
ANY CHANGES MADE: none
ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT TIME: none
I could seriously eat a whole pan full of these!
For more of our favorite bar dessert recipes, check out these:
Millionaire Bars Recipe
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter cut into pieces
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 tbsp light corn syrup
- 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
- 3.5 oz milk chocolate finely chopped, or semisweet chocolate
- 1/2 tsp light corn syrup
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter cut into pieces
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a small bowl and set aside. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar with a mixer until light and fluffy. Add in your flour mixture until just incorporated. Spread into an 8 x 8" baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake at 325 for 15-18 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
For the filling, combine butter, sugar, corn syrup and condensed milk in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir occasionally, until smooth and the butter is melted. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to low, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens a bit and turns amber color. Spread over the shortbread layer and let cool completely. Once cooled, let set in the fridge for a few hours or overnight.
For the chocolate glaze, heat butter and corn syrup in a small saucepan until melted. Remove from heat, add chocolate and stir until melted. Immediately pour over the condensed milk layer. Cool completely and chill for a few hours before cutting into squares.