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Can't Leave Alone Bars Recipe
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Can't Leave Alone Bars Recipe

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Convenient cake mix hurries along the preparation of these tasty bars. I bring these quick-and-easy treats to church meetings, potlucks and housewarming parties. I often make a double batch so we can enjoy some at home. —Kimberly Biel, Java, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 152 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 122 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs and oil. Press two-thirds of the mixture into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Set remaining cake mixture aside.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the milk, chocolate chips and butter. Microwave, uncovered, until chips and butter are melted; stir until smooth. Pour over crust.
  3. Drop teaspoonfuls of remaining cake mixture over top. Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool before cutting. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Can't Leave Alone Bars in Quick Cooking January/February 2001, p10

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 152 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 122 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Can't Leave Alone Bars(19)

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2014

delicious for on the go and with no time to bake

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2014

This is the recipe for someone like me that doesn't bake much. I had butterscotch chips here at the time and used them, they were great. Will try chocolate chips next time and there will be a next time!

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Reviewed May. 26, 2014

I brought these to a party and they were a huge hit with all ages and very simple to make

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2013

AWESOME!!!!!!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2013

The name says it all. I will probably try other cake mix flavors and other types of chips, for variety. Almost addicitve.

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