Twix Cookies Recipe

Twix Cookies Recipe

How To Make Twix Cookies

Inspired by the popular candy bar, these Twix cookies are easy to prepare and are actually shortbreads with caramel and milk chocolate toppings.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 20 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • cupsbuttersoftened
  • 1cuppowdered sugar
  • tspvanilla extract
  • 3cupsall purpose flour
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 11ozcaramels
  • 1tbspevaporated milkor cream
  • 2cupsmilk chocolate chips
  • 2tspshortening


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat.

  2. Place the butter in the bowl of a mixer and beat until light and fluffy. Add the powdered sugar and beat until combined.

  3. Add the vanilla extract, flour and salt to the bowl. Mix until combined.

  4. Place the dough on a sheet of plastic wrap. Fold the plastic wrap around the dough and chill in the freezer for 20 minutes.

  5. Flour your work surface and roll out the dough into a ½-inch sheet.

  6. Use a 2 or 3-inch round cookie cutter to cut out cookies. Place the cookies 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheet.

  7. Bake the cookies for 12 to 13 minutes or until edges are light brown. Repeat the process with the remaining dough.

  8. Cool the cookies on a rack.

  9. Place the caramels and evaporated milk in a bowl. Microwave at 45-second increments until caramel is melted. Stir until smooth.

  10. Place a spoonful of caramel onto each cookie, using the back of the spoon to spread it to the edges of the cookie.

  11. Let the cookies sit for about 20 minutes or until caramel has firmed up.

  12. Place the milk chocolate chips and shortening into a bowl. Microwave in 30-second increments until chocolate is melted. Stir until smooth.

  13. Place a spoonful of melted chocolate onto each cookie and spread it over the caramel layer.

  14. Let the cookies sit until the chocolate has hardened, then serve or store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.


  • Calories: 260.94kcal
  • Fat: 13.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.69g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.83g
  • Fiber: 0.74g
  • Sugar: 20.18g
  • Protein: 2.62g
  • Cholesterol: 27.52mg
  • Sodium: 57.17mg
  • Calcium: 37.71mg
  • Potassium: 40.33mg
  • Iron: 0.78mg
  • Vitamin A: 79.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.14mg
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