Death by Snickers Bars

What’s the food that you eat to completely undo it?

And by undo it I mean, UNDOOOOO it.

Undo your brain, undo your diet…just undo it.

 

Well, listen here, friends.

I have made you some bars that will not only undo your day’s problems, they will also help you undo your jean’s top button…and maybe a little zipper too.

I don’t mean that in a sexy-time way, either.  These bars are that major.

They’re an end of the day, cleansing breath, getting comfy, eat with two hands, kind of a bar.

Sometimes you have to go for it.

Death by Snickers Bars.

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So let’s begin.

Don’t be alarmed by the amount of butter. It’s just an innocent 4 sticks.
PhotobucketOr the amount of brown sugar. Just 3 cups.
You’re making caramel bars here people. Get over it.
PhotobucketYou’ll need some Snickers bars.
PhotobucketThen you’ll need to chop them up. Trust me, they’re cool with it.
PhotobucketMix up all your ingredients and spread it evenly in your prepared pan. Make sure to leave a little overhang of foil at the end. It will help when it’s time to cut and remove.
PhotobucketNext take that glorious can of dulce de leche. I found mine down the Mexican food aisle of the super market…if you can’t find that in your store, no worries…make your own! Yes, you can. Here’s a great how-to for making your own dulce de leche.
Plop the dulce de leche all over the top of your batter…
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PhotobucketThen bake it up.
You have to let these bars have some downtime after they’re done. I like to make them the night before, because they take quite a bit of time to set up and cool. If you can’t wait overnight, give them at least 3 hours.
Here’s how they’ll look…
PhotobucketThat’s it. Cut them, eat them and loosen that belt.
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Death by Snickers Bars


Description:

makes 35 squares


Ingredients:

  • 3 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 2 cups (4 sticks) butter, room temperature
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup uncooked, old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 8 (2.07 oz) Snickers bars (full sized), coarsely chopped
  • 1 (14 oz can dulce de leche

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°
  2. Line a 9×13 baking pan with foil, allowing for foil to hang over the ends, for easy removal.
  3. Spray the foil with cooking spray.
  4. In a large bowl stir together flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  5. In stand mixer on low speed mix butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla until evenly combined.
  6. Slowly add in the flour mixture until just combined.
  7. Fold in chopped Snickers.
  8. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  9. Open can of dulce de leche and drop by spoonful on top of batter. Using a knife, swirl the dulce de leche into the batter.
  10. Bake for 60-65 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven and let cool for at least 3 hours to overnight.
  12. Cut into squares

Notes:

Bars may still appear slightly loose in the center. Don’t overcook.
These bars are best if made the night before. They take quite a bit of time to set up.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Billie
Billie

I halved the recipe and used an 8×8 pan. Half the time to bake?

Jennifer
Jennifer

You just made my four boys very happy….well, okay, I have to count the hubby, my FIVE boys 🙂 Thank you.

Meg

Sorry for my lack of common sense, but could anyone possibly guide me on the amount of snickers to use? I live in the UK, so our bars are measured in grams. Is it 2.7oz of snickers altogether or 8 x 2.7oz? I can’t wait to make these!!

cigman
cigman

This is a great recipe! Thank you for posting it! I have made this twice, the first time following this recipe, the second with minor changes. The second time, I chose to use Snickers with almonds to dress it up a bit. I didn’t have any luck finding the dulce de leche the second time (I live in Texas, but was visiting Virginia the second time), but I was able to find Cajeta, which is a Mexican caramel sauce, and I think I liked it better, as it was more “chewy”. Finally, I baked off a graham cracker-walnut crust in… Read more »

cigman
cigman

I forgot one other thing… Just before putting it into the oven, I sprinkled the top with Kosher Salt.

tempo dulu

Hell, they look really great….

tempo dulu

Hell, they look really great….

tempo dulu

Hell, they look really great….

roman

This is a great site! Thanks for posting so many awesome recipes! Dangerous stuff here for sure, but what’s life without a little danger?!

Keep em coming!

Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious

Wow, these might be the best bars I’ve ever seen!

Megan

My friend is a Snicker fiend and these bars will be perfect. I’ll just slip on some yoga pants before I make these! That solves the pant button problem and I wont feel the guilt as I munch on these fabulous looking bars! 😉

Audrey

OMG!!! A friend sent me this email, almost deleted it, but i didnt, and when I opened it, I found the most delicious looking cookie bar!!!!! I made them this evening w/my daughters help, after they cooled for a few hours, cut into the end, and OOOOOOO Very yummy!! Plan on sharing and giving away as special treats!!

Adita CR
Adita CR

I made these as soon as I saw your post. They were even better than they look / sound! Hard to believe, I know!
My mixer broke so I just used a wooden spoon and a little elbow grease as you suggested 😉
I do confess that I couldn’t wait 3 hours to taste them, but I just snuck a little corner square, I promise :). This is definitely a keeper and very probably a go-to recipe! Thanks do much for sharing!!!

Darla | Bakingdom

Snickers are the hubster’s very favorite…I’m thinking that these may be just the thing to make for the day he gets home!! Thanks, Shelley!

nicole @ I am a Honey Bee

sugar high!!!!!

This is the perfect diet breaker treat!

JenMarie

I can feel my sugar level rise just looking at these….

and I’m gonna make ’em anyway.

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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