Salted Chocolate Shortbread Bars
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Baking
Serves: 16 servings
 
Delicious chocolate bars filled with shortbread cookie pieces, nuts and seeds. This easy, sweet snack only takes minutes to prepare!
Ingredients
  • 450gr chocolate, such as semi sweet or bittersweet
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 10-12 shortbread or digestible cookies, in larger pieces
  • ½ cup pepitas
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • tsp sea salt
Instructions
  1. Prepare an 8 x 8 square pan with parchment, making sure it goes up the all sides.
  2. In a large bowl mix the cookies with the almonds and seeds; set aside.
  3. In a small bowl over simmering water melt the chocolate with the cream and butter. Stir until smooth.
  4. Add ⅔ of the melted chocolate to the cookie mixture and mix until combined. Spread in an even layer in the prepared pan. Pour and spread the remaining chocolate on top. Sprinkle with sea salt if desired.
  5. Refrigerate the bars for 2 hours and then cut into squares. These bars can be made ahead and freeze really well in an airtight container.
Recipe by This Lil Piglet at https://thislilpiglet.net/2017/04/salted-chocolate-shortbread-bars/