Mr. Food: Billionaire bars

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What You’ll Need:
  • 1 (11.2-ounce) package shortbread cookies
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 1 (11-ounce) package caramels
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable shortening
What To Do:
  1. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a food processor, pulse cookies until finely crushed. Place in a medium bowl, add butter, and mix well. Press cookie mixture firmly into bottom of baking dish. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine caramels and heavy cream; cook until melted, stirring constantly. Evenly pour over crust, spreading quickly before it hardens. Refrigerate 15 minutes, or until set.
  4. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stirring until smooth. Pour mixture over caramel and spread evenly. Refrigerate until set.
  5. Using a sharp knife, cut into bars. Cover and refrigerate any leftovers.


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