Shortbread Candy Bars

Posted by Basanaki – - Use up leftover chocolate candies and candy bars from the kids” Halloween haul to create these crumbly shortbread bars.Makes 16 bars Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar1 1/4 teaspoons coarse salt2 cups all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)1 cup semisweet chocolate chips2 cups assorted chocolate candies or roughly chopped candy bars (12 ounces) Directions: 1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter, brown sugar, and salt on medium-high until light and fluffy, 3 minutes. With mixer on low, add flour in three additions and beat until combined (dough will be crumbly).