Chocolate Dulce de Leche Bars

Chocolate Dulce de Leche Bars
Chocolate Dulce de Leche Bars might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. This recipe serves 24. One portion of this dish contains around 2g of protein, 11g of fat, and a total of 143 calories. If you have vanillan extract, heavy cream, flour, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 25 hours.

Instructions

1
Preheat oven to 375°F with rack in middle. Butter a shallow 9- to 9 1/2-inch square baking pan (1 to 1 1/2 inches deep). Line bottom and 2 sides with parchment paper, leaving an overhang. Butter parchment.
Ingredients you will need
ButterButter
Equipment you will use
Baking PaperBaking Paper
Baking PanBaking Pan
OvenOven
2
Blend together butter, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt in a bowl with a fork. Sift in flour and blend with fork until a soft dough forms.
Ingredients you will need
Brown SugarBrown Sugar
VanillaVanilla
ButterButter
DoughDough
All Purpose FlourAll Purpose Flour
SaltSalt
Equipment you will use
BowlBowl
3
Spread dough evenly in baking pan using an offset spatula or back of a spoon, then prick all over with fork.
Ingredients you will need
SpreadSpread
DoughDough
Equipment you will use
Offset SpatulaOffset Spatula
Baking PanBaking Pan
4
Bake until golden, 15 to 20 minutes, then cool completely in pan on a rack, about 30 minutes.
Equipment you will use
OvenOven
Frying PanFrying Pan
1
Bring cream and dulce de lecheto a simmer in a small heavy saucepan, stirring with a wooden spoon until dulce de leche has dissolved.
Ingredients you will need
Dulce De LecheDulce De Leche
CreamCream
Equipment you will use
Wooden SpoonWooden Spoon
Sauce PanSauce Pan
2
Whisk together yolks in a bowl, then slowly whisk in hot cream mixture. Return to pan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until pan is visible in tracks of spoon and mixture registers 170°F on an instant-read thermometer.
Ingredients you will need
CreamCream
Egg YolkEgg Yolk
Equipment you will use
Kitchen ThermometerKitchen Thermometer
WhiskWhisk
BowlBowl
Frying PanFrying Pan
3
Remove from heat and whisk in chocolate until melted.
Ingredients you will need
ChocolateChocolate
Equipment you will use
WhiskWhisk
1
Pour chocolate mixture over cooled shortbread and chill, uncovered, until cold and set, about 2 hours.
Ingredients you will need
Shortbread CookiesShortbread Cookies
ChocolateChocolate
2
Run a small knife around edges to loosen, then transfer to a cutting board using parchment.
Equipment you will use
Cutting BoardCutting Board
KnifeKnife
3
Cut with a hot clean knife (dip in hot water and wipe clean between cuts) into 24 bars. Chill until ready to serve.
Ingredients you will need
WaterWater
DipDip
Equipment you will use
KnifeKnife
1
Chocolate dulce de leche bars can be chilled in an airtight container up to 1 day.
Ingredients you will need
Dulce De LecheDulce De Leche
ChocolateChocolate