Girl Scout cookies have earned quite the tasty reputation since they debuted in 1917. But because you can't live on cookies alone, bakers and confectioners have been working these famous treats into traditional desserts like these yummy cookie bars! RightThisMinute how-to guru and resident sweet-tooth Jessica Hord has the lowdown on these Samoa and Trefoil infused bars. Have at them with the full recipe below!
— 1 box Girl Scout Trefoils
— 1/3 cup melted butter
— 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
— 8 Girl Scout Samoas, coarsely chopped.
— 25 caramels
— 1/4 cup evaporated milk
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. In a food processor, pulse up 12 of the Trefoils, until crumbly, and set aside.
3. Pulse the remaining Trefoils in the food processor, and once crumbly add melted butter. Pulse both ingredients until thoroughly blended.
4. Evenly press the mixture into the bottom of an ungreased, 9-inch, square baking pan.
5. Sprinkle chocolate chips over crust.
6. Sprinkle Samoas over chocolate chips and crust.
7. In a saucepan, combine caramels and evaporated milk and stir until melted.
8. Pour caramel sauce over ingredients in pan.
9. Sprinkle reserved Trefoils over mixture and back for 15 to 18 minutes.
10. Cut into squares, you're done!
Inspired by: Girl Scouts of the USA