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Today, I’m guest posting over at my friend Kim’s blog, Cravings of a Lunatic. If you haven’t visited her site before, you are in for a treat. Kim is warm and welcoming…and her sense of humor cannot be beat.  She puts a smile on my face every time I read one of her posts.  So please go check out my guest post…and these decadent Better Than Milky Way Bars bars. And pardon me while I go get on my treadmill…I just ate one of these devils!

Better Than Milky Way Bars



  • 1 stick (4 ounces) butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour

Nougat layer:

  • 1 12-ounce bag milk chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • 1 7-ounce jar marshmallow creme

Caramel layer:

  • 1 14-ounce bag caramels
  • 3 tablespoons cream

Chocolate topping:

  • 1 12-ounce bag milk chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil


  1. Preheat oven to 300ΒΊ. Line 8 x 8 inch pan with nonstick foil or greased regular foil.
  2. Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla. Add the flour. Press evenly into may need to flour your fingers to prevent sticking. Prick crust with fork. Bake 35-40 minutes till crust is golden. Cool.
  3. Melt 12 ounces chocolate chips in microwave, starting and stopping to stir at 30 second intervals till melted and smooth. Add 3 tablespoons cream and marshmallow creme, and stir till well combined. Pour over cooled crust and spread with off set spatula. Cool in fridge while preparing next layer.
  4. Put caramels and 3 tablespoons of cream in microwave. Stop and stir at 30 second intervals till melted and smooth. Pour over chocolate layer and spread with offset spatula. Refrigerate for a couple hours.
  5. Melt second bag of chocolate chips as directed above. Add vegetable oil when melted and pour over caramel layer. Place in refrigerator till firm.
  6. Use foil to remove from pan, peel off foil and cut into bars to serve. Store in refrigerator.

Yield: 16-25 bars, depending on size

Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0 Total Fat: 0g

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74 comments on “Better Than Milky Way Bars”

  1. These look and sound dangerously delicious! Great post!

  2. Love the ingredients here, Skinny; these are great.

  3. Liz, it was a GREAT post and what a delicious, decadent treat! Thanks!

  4. If they were giving Oscars for making treats like this – you’d get it, Lizzy! This is bookmarked!

  5. These. Look. AMAZING. Ill have one or two please..

  6. Woah! I bet these taste divine! πŸ™‚

  7. I bet they are thousand times better than Milky Way bars! They look heavenly.

  8. Congrats on the Top 9 today!

  9. These look WAY better than milky way bars!

  10. Oh my! These sounds absolutely amazing!

  11. God, you better break your bones on the treadmill!! what a DECADENCE!!!

  12. Hey Liz, I just wanted to pop in again to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. I adore you. xx

  13. Aren’t these the daintiest yet smartest little things ever?! I absolutely love the layered effect! x

  14. I saw this at Kim’s site earlier but couldn’t stop by here that time. Looks so delicious – Kim must feel special about this yummy recipe dedicated to her! =)

  15. Oh my lord…these are just too much! And I mean that in a GOOD way, Liz!! Thanks for sharing these on my Super Bowl snacks linky party!

  16. They sure do look better than Milky Way…fresh, creamy and delicious!

  17. They look incredible…will pop over for the guest post πŸ™‚

  18. I’ve always been a snickers man myself, but that wouldn’t stop me from eating these. πŸ˜‰

  19. Happy Sunday Lizzy. These are just too much. Can you get on the treadmill for me too please, lol. I’ve been eating a lot of citrus lately, but have to admit my chocolate craving need do fully go away. Hope you got in a little relaxing.

  20. Oh Liz these look like heaven. I would need to stay on the treadmill for a whole day because just one wouldn’t do, hehe. Thanks for participating in the YBR πŸ™‚

  21. I just visit and salivate cuz I’m really bad about exercising πŸ˜‰ I joined a gym today – waited for the January rush to be over!

  22. I love love how each layer looks so perfect! They sound fantastic:-) Hugs, Terra

  23. That looks decadently delicious. YUM πŸ™‚

  24. OMG, heaven.. I would love to try these babies!!

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