25 Mar '18, 9am

Caramel Oat Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Bars#food #cooking #recipe

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9X13-inch pan (I prefer metal/aluminum baking pans for recipes like this) with foil and grease with nonstick cooking spray. The foil is optional but helps with pulling out the bars and with clean up. In the bowl of a food processor (read on for alternate method!) , add the flour, salt and sugar. Pulse a few times to combine. Scatter the butter across the mixture and process for another 30-45 seconds until the dough clumps together in several large pieces (it should stick together if you press a handful together). Alternately, you can combine the flour, salt and sugar in a large bowl and cut in the butter using a pastry blender, two forks, a couple knives, etc. Continue cutting in the butter and mixing the ingredients until you can press large clumps together in your hands (the butter will be in very small pieces). Press the shortbr...

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