Homemade Twix Bars Recipe

      32 Servings


  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 11 oz package Kraft Caramel Bits
  • 1 tablespoon Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 12 ounce package Milk Chocolate Morsels


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar for several minutes until well blended. Add in flour, salt, and vanilla. Beat for 2-3 minutes until dough starts to form a ball.
  3. Press dough into a 9-inch-square baking dish lined with parchment paper. Bake for 21-25 minutes, until edges become lightly browned. Remove and cool completely.
  4. While shortbread base is cooling, add caramel bits and whipping cream to a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, stir and heat again for an additional 15-30 seconds. Stir until smooth. Pour over cooled (or mostly cooled) shortbread. Spread evenly.
  5. Melt chocolate in a microwave safe bowl for one minute. Stir and heat an additional 30 seconds. Frost the top of the caramel and allow to set (about 30 minutes). Cut into bars and enjoy. It may be easier to refrigerate the bars and cut while slightly firm.


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Author: Aimee Shugarman
Recipe Yields: 32 pieces
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 100 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 32

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 81
Calories 158

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
  Saturated Fat 6g
Sodium 39mg
Total Carbohydrate 22g
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 15g
Protein 1g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Aimee Shugarman

About Aimee

Aimee Shugarman of Shugary Sweets likes all things sweet, as you can probably guess. Writing about homemade candy came naturally, and we're oh so thankful she's our Candy Fanatic.