Golden Surprise Bars

These Golden Surprise Bars are nice and crunchy and are so addictive! Easy to make as well. Ready to eat in less than an hour!

golden surprise bars

I was preparing a meal plan for a camping trip and needed to come up with a quick dessert that didn’t require any work once I was at my destination. These Golden Surprise Bars are super easy to make and were a hit with everyone!

batter in a mixing bowl

Cooking time will vary based on your equipment so make sure they don’t burn. Play it safe and check them at the 20-minute mark and track from there.

golden surprise bars in baking dish
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Nut Allergy Warning

This recipe may contain peanuts or other nuts and seeds as one of its ingredients. Please take the appropriate precautions.

golden surprise bars

If you don’t have any white chocolate chips on hand and don’t feel like buying some you can simply double the amount of milk chocolate chips. This will be the closest flavor match.

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White Chocolate Chips

For more great recipes like this one, you should check out my delicious collection of Dessert Recipes. My Rich Lemon Bars Recipe is another easy-to-make and yummy Bar Recipe.

golden surprise bars

You will need the following ingredients to make this Golden Surprise Bars recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Unsalted Butter, Light Brown Sugar, White Sugar, Eggs, Vanilla Extract, All Purpose Flour, Baking Powder, Salt, Milk Chocolate Chips, White Chocolate Baking Chips and Macadamia Nuts.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in the eggs and vanilla extract and beat well. Gradually add in the flour, baking powder, and salt and mix well.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips, white chips, and macadamia nuts.
  5. Pour the batter into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan and spread out evenly.
  6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Let the bars cool then cut into bars.
golden surprise bars

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golden surprise bars

Golden Surprise Bars

These Golden Surprise Bars are nice and crunchy and are so addictive! Easy to make as well. Ready to eat in less than an hour!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 238 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 

  • ½ Cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • ¾ Cup White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 ½ Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Cup White Chocolate Baking Chips
  • ¾ Cup Macadamia Nuts, chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs and vanilla extract and beat well. Gradually add in the flour, baking powder, and salt and mix well.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips, white chips, and macadamia nuts.
  • Pour the batter into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan and spread out evenly.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let the bars cool then cut into bars.

Notes

→ This recipe may contain wheat/gluten, milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, and soy. Please take the necessary precautions.

Nutrition

Calories: 238kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 2gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 96mgPotassium: 104mgFiber: 1gSugar: 22gVitamin A: 160IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 1.2mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Kim says:

    These bars are easy to make and they turned out perfectly. I made them for a camping trip and put them in a cooler until I got to my destination. They were delicious and I will add this recipe to my recipe list.