Twix Bars are an Updated Version of this Classic Candy

February 12, 2012

Twix bars from Hungry Cravings is an updated version of this classic candy.  A shortbread crust is layered with salted caramel and semi-sweet chocolate.  These bars can be wrapped individually to give as gifts or be stored in the fridge when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth.  Twix bars are an easy dessert that just might become a new family favorite.


For the shortbread crust:
12 ounces (3 sticks) cold unsalted butter, diced, plus more for greasing the baking dish
15 ounces all-purpose flour
3 ounces sugar
¾ teaspoon kosher salt

For the caramel layer:
10 ounces sugar
4 ounces water
3 ounces heavy cream
4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, diced
1/8 teaspoon fleur de sel

For the chocolate layer:
6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped or scant 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3 ounces unsalted (¾ stick) butter, diced

For full recipe directions, click here.

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