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SAMOA COOKIE BARS

Samoa Cookie Bars made with chocolate, caramel and coconut. Moist, delicious cookie bars that taste just like the famous Samoa cookies we all love!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: samoa cookie bars
Servings: 32
Author: Butter With a Side of Bread

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups coconut - divided
  • 10 oz caramels about 30 caramels - divided (I think you could also use a jar of caramel ice cream topping if you want to simplify!)
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp milk divided

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar, vanilla and egg.
  • In a separate bowl, mix flour, salt, baking powder and 1 1/2 cups coconut.
  • Combine dry ingredients with the wet ingredients. Spread mixture in a greased 9X13 pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.
  • Melt half of the caramels and 1 Tbsp milk in a glass bowl in the microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between each interval until smooth and completely melted. Drizzle the melted caramel over the crust and return to the oven for 10-12 minutes until medium brown and caramel is bubbly.
  • Sprinkle bars with chocolate chips, let sit for about 2 minutes and then spread the chocolate evenly over the bars. Cool completely.
  • Melt the remaining caramel with the remaining 1 Tbsp milk and drizzle over the chocolate. Garnish with the remaining coconut. Enjoy!