These Twix cookies have a buttery shortbread cookie base with creamy caramel and chocolate on top! I’m not even kidding when I say they are addictive!
Why this Recipe is Best
Today’s twix cookie recipe is seriously amazing.
Some people refer to these as millionaire bars, millionaire shortbread, and even billionair bars. We think they taste just like a twix candy bar!
- Shortbread cookie crust
- Creamy Caramel Topping
- Covered in smooth chocolate
- Freezer friendly!
Step by Step Instructions
STEP 1. The cookie base.
Make your shortbread dough ahead of time. Roll it into a tube shape (the size of a paper towel roll). Wrap it up in plastic wrap.
PRO TIP: I actually will cut an empty paper towel roll lengthwise, and place my plastic wrapped dough inside the tube. Then refrigerate. The paper towel tube helps the dough keep it’s rounded shape.
Slice and bake your cookies. I usually cut the dough in half. Return half to the fridge until ready to use (so it doesn’t come to room temperature). Baking the dough while cold is KEY to a delicious, flaky crunch.
STEP 2. Caramel layer.
I used caramel bits for this layer. They are easy to pour into a bowl and melt in the microwave.
If you can’t find them, you can unwrap caramels, that works too. I used a small metal scoop to place caramel onto the cookie.
STEP 3. The Chocolate.
Use a good quality chocolate on these cookies. I tend to buy Ghirardelli milk chocolate chips for these, as they taste delicious! They also melt smooth in the microwave.
You could also use Ghirardelli dark chocolate melting wafers. Delicious and smooth melting, and they don’t melt in your hands when you pick up the cookie!
Allow your cookies to set up at room temperature. If you place them in the fridge, the caramel will harden too much, and the chocolate may become discolored.
Once set up, store in an airtight container at room temp. ENJOY
Can you freeze Twix Cookies?
I recommend you freeze the cookies after baking, and before adding the caramel and chocolate. Then thaw at room temperature, add the toppings, and enjoy!
In a pinch however, you can freeze them fully topped…you just may notice the chocolate changes colors after being frozen.
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