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If you’re a fan of quick and delicious desserts, you’re in for a treat! Cake Mix Toffee Bars are the perfect solution for those moments when you need a sweet fix but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. With just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time, you can whip up these delectable bars that are sure to impress your family and friends.

I had a couple of boxes of yellow cake mix in my cupboard and I wanted to make something a little more interesting with it than just make cake. I found the book The Ultimate Cake Mix Cookie Book: Delicious Shortcut Cookies for Busy Bakers on Amazon and it’s full of so many great recipes to do cake mixes! Right now I have 63 recipes bookmarked, I wish I had a lot more time to try them all out.

Cake Mix Toffee Bars are a must-try for anyone who loves easy, homemade desserts. With their rich, buttery flavor and delightful crunch, these bars are sure to become a favorite in your household. So, next time you’re in the mood for something sweet, give this recipe a try.

What are Cake Mix Toffee Bars?

Cake Mix Toffee Bars are a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that combines the convenience of a cake mix with the rich, buttery flavor of toffee. These bars are an awesome combination of chewy, crunchy, and gooey textures, making them a popular treat for parties, potlucks, or any occasion that calls for a sweet indulgence.

Ingredients

  • Yellow cake mix
  • Butter
  • Egg
  • Semisweet chocolate chips
  • Coarsely chopped nuts (e.g., walnuts, pecans, or peanuts)
  • Sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • Toffee baking bits
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How to make Cake Mix Toffee Bars

Preheat the oven to 350° and grease a 9×13 pan.

Mix the cake mix, butter, and egg in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until blended and crumbly.

mixing cake mix toffee bars

Stir in 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips and nuts with a wooden spoon.

toffee bar dough in bowl

Set aside 1 1/2 cups of the crumb mixture. Firmly press the remaining crumb mixture into prepared pan.

Toffee bars in pan

Bake 15 minutes.

Toffee bars bottom layer baking

Pour the condensed milk evenly over partially baked crust. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the toffee bits. Sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture and remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips.

Toffee Bars with topping

Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until golden brown.

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Immediately sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup toffee bits.

Toffee Bars out of the oven

Transfer to wire rack and cool completely. Cut into bars.

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TOOLS FOR THIS RECIPE

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  • Wilton Baking Pan–this nonstick baking pan works great for making cakes, brownies, cinnamon rolls and more and they have their own lid.
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  • Pyrex glass mixing bowl – The Pyrex Glass Mixing Bowl is handy to store in the fridge and freezer when you need to freeze contents or keep them fresh.
Toffee Bars

Cake Mix Toffee Bars

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these mouth-watering Cake Mix Toffee Bars! Learn how to make this irresistible dessert and indulge in every bite.

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 45 minutes

Cooling Time 30 minutes

Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Course Cake, Dessert

Cuisine American

  • 1 18.25 – ounce package yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips divided
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped nuts e.g., walnuts, pecans, or peanuts
  • 1 14 – ounce can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 1 1/4 cups toffee baking bits divided
  • Preheat the oven to 350° and grease a 9×13 pan.

  • Mix the cake mix, butter, and egg in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until blended and crumbly.

  • Stir in 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips and nuts with a wooden spoon.

  • Set aside 1 1/2 cups of the crumb mixture. Firmly press the remaining crumb mixture into prepared pan.

  • Bake 15 minutes.

  • Pour the condensed milk evenly over partially baked crust. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the toffee bits. Sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture and remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips.

  • Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until golden brown.

  • Immediately sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup toffee bits.

  • Transfer to wire rack and cool completely. Cut into bars.

Keyword Cake Mix Toffee Bars

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