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Toffee Chocolate Mashup Bars

Toffee Chocolate Mashup Bars ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls 7-Layer #chocolate #PB #7Layer #Bars

Cousin to the traditional 7-layer bar, these mashup bars have a chocolate crust, topped with toffee bits, chocolate and peanut butter chips, oats, peanut butter, chocolate and caramel syrup, crunchy salty peanuts and sweetened condensed milk to stick it all together.

It’s almost Thanksgiving and guess what? I’m not baking up any pumpkin pie. I’m bringing THESE bars for dessert this  year. They are decadent and chocolate and crunchy and chewy, sweet and salty. In short, ooey gooey deliciousness. My son, the software programmer, named them mashup bars because they are a mixture of soooo many things … in case you’re not into software development, here’s the definition of mashup:

mashup. A mixture of content or elements. For example, an application that was built from routines from multiple sources or a Web site that combines content and/or scripts from multiple sources is said to be a mashup.

I didn’t think he’d eat them because he doesn’t usually like anything with nuts in it, but I was surprised to find that he loved them!

Toffee Chocolate Mashup Bars ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls 7-Layer #chocolate #PB #7Layer #Bars

Honestly, I didn’t make them for him, though. I made them for ME. If I’m going to indulge, I like to do it right and I really really love chocolate and peanut butter. This, to me, is the ultimate indulgence. I cut the bars small because they are really rich. Then I get my little bit of indulgence and I don’t feel like I totally abandoned my fitness goals.

Toffee Chocolate Mashup Bars

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 24 - 36 servings

Toffee Chocolate Mashup Bars

Ingredients

    For the crust:
  • 3 cups crushed chocolate graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 oz. dark chocolate, melted
  • For the bars:
  • 1 cup toffee bits
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup good quality dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, melted
  • Chocolate and caramel syrup
  • 1 cup roasted salted peanuts
  • 1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • For the top: melted chocolate (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Spray a 13x9x2 inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, mix the crumbs, melted butter and melted chocolate until well mixed. Press into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  3. Sprinkle the crust with toffee bits, oats and chips, then drizzle with peanut butter, chocolate and caramel syrup. Sprinkle the roasted peanuts on top, then drizzle with sweetened condensed milk.
  4. Bake at 350 F. for about 25 minutes or until the bars are set.
  5. Let cool completely, then cut into small bars. If desired, drizzle each bar with melted chocolate.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: http://www.sumptuousspoonfuls.com/

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Toffee Chocolate Mashup Bars ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls 7-Layer #chocolate #PB #7Layer #Bars

This recipe was shared at Clever Chicks Bloghop, Pretty Pintastic Party and Hearth & Soul Bloghop.

 

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  2. Pinned! My mouth is watering just looking at these delicious bars. Love that they are a cousin to 7 Layer Squares (another favourite!). Thank you for sharing with us at Hearth and Soul. Hope to ‘see’ you again this week.

    November 30, 2016 at 1:52 pm

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