Dessert

Toffee Bars

Homemade toffee bars are something everyone will love, With melted chocolate chips and chewy Heath toffee bits, they taste amazing!

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toffee bars in a pan cut into squares
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Recipe

Delicious, sweet and chewy bars with toffee bits and chocolate chips.

Course:
Dessert
COOKing TIME:
10 minutes
Total TIME:
20 minutes
CUISINE:
American
PREP TIME:
10 minutes
SERVINGS:
12

Ingredients

  • 2 ⅔ cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ sticks soft butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 12oz can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 ¾ cups crushed Heath toffee bits, divided

Ingredient Swaps

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 13 x 9 inch baking with non stick spray or use butter to generously grease the pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the flour and brown sugar.
  3. Add the butter and mix until the mixture becomes like crumbs.
  4. Add egg and stir.
  5. Add 1 ½ cups of the chocolate chips and the nuts and stir.
  6. Reserve 1 ½ cups of the mixture for later.
  7. Transfer the remaining mixture to the greased pan and pat evenly into a flat surface.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Pour the condensed milk over the part baked mixture in the pan and top with ½ cup of crushed toffee bits.
  10. Sprinkle the reserved crumb mixture over the toffee bits and add ½ cup chocolate chips.
  11. Add the remaining ¼ cup of toffee bits.
  12. Bake for 20-25 minutes and let cool.
  13. Slice into squares and serve.
Recipe insights & TIPS

These toffee bars are an indulgent treat, but one that you keep going back to for more! Made with crushed Heath toffee bits, condensed milk and of course, chocolate chips, you might become addicted to the sweet and chewiness  of my awesome toffee bars.

toffee bars in a pan cut into squares

It's no secret that I probably prefer to bake than create regular recipes. You might be able to tell by doing a quick search here and finding a good sized selection of bars, cookies and breads being returned to you. I have my favorites like my Mississippi Mud Pie bars or these seasonally appropriate Pumpkin Cheesecake bars.  My toffee bars are a little bit like a Carmelita bar but with crushed Heath toffee pieces. It's these chunks of toffee along with the melted chocolate and soft chewy condensed milk that make them keepers.

Making them is easy, recipes like this shouldn't be over-complicated. Let's just get them done so we can enjoy these rich, chewy toffee bars which are best served with a cup of your favorite coffee!

FAQ's about making toffee bars

What is a Heath Bar? It's a buttery English toffee bar covered in chocolate. You can usually find them in the candy section of your grocery store.

What is the best way to store my toffee bars? Keep them in a sealed container to maintain that soft texture and to prevent them from drying out too quickly.

How far ahead can I make them? You can bake the base and then wait until you add the condensed milk and other toppings.

Could I use butterscotch chips instead of chocolate chips? Great idea! You might not get the same melted effect with butterscotch but the taste will be amazing.

Can I freeze my bars? Best frozen in a sealed Tupperware with parchment paper between each layer.

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