If you love chocolate and caramel candy bars, learn how to make these Homemade Twix Bars at home. They’re tasty, delicious, and perfect for when your sweet tooth strikes!
Easy Twix Candy Bars Recipe
Do you love Twix bars? If these are one of your favorite chocolate candy bars, you’ll be glad to know that you can learn how to make them at home!
The combination of chocolate and caramel over a shortbread cookie is an irresistible treat that everyone will love!
Why You’ll Love this Homemade Twix Bar Recipe:
- Easy Copycat: Yes! This easy dessert recipe really tastes like a Twix bar from the store. It’s cheaper and is easy to make at home.
- Simple Ingredients: You only need 8 ingredients to make these homemade Twix bars and I bet you have most of them in your kitchen already.
How to make Twix Bars at Home
Be sure to see the recipe card below for full ingredients & instructions!
- Cream your butter with sugar.
- Add your vanilla extract and flour.
- Press the dough into the bottom of a baking pan.
- Bake for up to 20 minutes.
- Melt your caramel in the microwave and combine it with heavy cream.
- Pour the caramel over the cookie layer, freeze for 30 minutes.
- Melt your chocolate with coconut oil.
- Remove your frozen caramel and slice it into individual pieces.
- Submerge the caramel bars in chocolate.
- Remove each bar from the chocolate and drizzle more chocolate on top before placing in the fridge or freezer for a few more minutes.
The crunchy part of the Twix is a shortbread cookie! It adds the perfect texture to go with the chocolate and caramel.
The popular candy bar got its name back in the late 1960s. The name combines two words, twin and mix, to create the official name for this tasty chocolate bar that people love.
No, the traditional version doesn’t have peanut butter in it. However, Twix does release a peanut butter version from time to time.
You can keep these homemade Twix on hand for when your sweet tooth strikes, but they also make great gifts! You can wrap two in a clear plastic bag with a ribbon to hand them out.
These homemade Twix bars would be the perfect treat to hand out for Halloween!
If you have any leftovers, store them in a plastic bag or Tupperware on the counter. If they get soft, pop them in the freezer for a few minutes to harden back up.
Recipe Tips and Notes
- Make sure to let the caramel freeze for up to 30 minutes until it’s hardened.
- Slice your caramel bars while you’re waiting for the chocolate to cool to save yourself some time.
- Drizzle melted chocolate on top to give them a little extra chocolate-y goodness.
Enjoy these Homemade Twix Bars alone or with your loved ones. They’re so good that you’ll want to continue preparing them at home instead of buying them. Make a batch for Halloween or just to have on hand for snacks.
If you make this recipe be sure to leave us a comment or rating. Enjoy!
Twix Bar Recipe
- 3/4 cup salted butter
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 11 ounces caramel baking pieces (1 bag)
- 2 tablespoons heavy cream
- 3 cups chocolate chips
- 3 tablespoons cup coconut oil
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
- In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar with a hand mixer.3/4 cup salted butter, 1/4 cup sugar
- Mix in the vanilla extract and flour until the dough comes together.1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- Press the dough into the bottom of an 9×9 baking pan.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Let cool.
- While the crust is cooling, melt the caramel pieces in the microwave. Add the caramel and heavy cream to a microwave-safe bowl, and heat in 30-second increments until melted and smooth.11 ounces caramel baking pieces, 2 tablespoons heavy cream
- Pour the caramel over the cookie layer.
- Freeze for 30 minutes until the caramel has hardened.
- Place the chocolate chips and coconut oil in microwave safe bowl. Microwave the chocolate in 30 second increments. Stir until melted and smooth. Let the chocolate cool.3 cups chocolate chips, 3 tablespoons cup coconut oil
- While the chocolate is cooling, take the pan out of the freezer, and slice the bars into slices about 1 inch wide.
- Place the bars on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet, and return them to the freezer for a few minutes.
- Using two forks, submerge each bar into the melted chocolate until fully coated.
- Remove each bar from the chocolate, letting excess chocolate drip off. Then, transfer the bars to the parchment paper-lined baking sheet to let them cool.
- Drizzle the tops of the bars with extra chocolate.
- Return the bars to the refrigerator or freezer until the chocolate hardens.