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Toffee Bars

Toffee Bars | URBAN BAKES

My parents must have known I was born with a sweet tooth.  They just had to.  I guess they kept me away from the good stuff to prevent my pant size from getting too big because I’m just now discovering what toffee is.


I’ve been deprived.

Contemplating for the past couple of weeks while standing in the baking isle of Target, I finally decided to get my hands on this little bag of toffee bits.

Best. Decision. Ever!

Actually, it’s a bittersweet choice since I now have a new profound love for toffee which can be a bad thing too.  I understand my child-candy/chocolate-deprivation.  Can’t blame the parents.  I can only thank them.

Toffee Bars | URBAN BAKES

Toffee (NOT coffee) is pretty much one of the best creations, making this cookie bar one of my favorites.

If you enjoy chocolate with a nutty crunch, like myself, then this is it.  A definite must try.  With a similar taste and texture as a Twix candy bar (without the caramel of course), you won’t be disappointed.

Now if only I can make a second batch before eating this stuff straight from the bag, is a dilemma I’m facing.  It’s that good!

Toffee Bars | URBAN BAKES

Toffee Bars

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 27 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 25 minutes

Yield: 24 bars


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup toffee bits, separated
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk chocolate chips


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg yolk and mix well.
  2. Stir in flour, 1/2 cup toffee and salt (dough will be stiff). Press dough into ungreased 13 x 9-inch pan.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until light brown. Immediately sprinkle chocolate morsels over hot crust. Once melted, evenly spread chocolate over the entire crust. Sprinkle with remaining toffee bits.
  4. Allow to cool for 30 minutes. Cut into bars and ENJOY!


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Recipe source:

Toffee Bars recipe adapted from Betty Crocker Cookbook ISBN: 978-1-118-62673-3.

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3 Responses to Toffee Bars

  1. Glad I’m not the only one. It takes a lot of willpower to put the bag down but I did and haven’t touched it since. At times it may be difficult and other times it’s “meh” Luckily I have people at home who are always happy to take it all!

  2. These sound delicious! I grew up in a household where I wasn’t allowed too many sweets either so I totally understand. I must admit though, I’m a little afraid for my own pants’ size if I try them out!