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German Chocolate Bars

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"'My mom gave me this recipe at Christmas when I wanted to make something different and yummy for gifts,' notes Jennifer Sharp of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 'The chewy bars can be cut into larger pieces, but they're very rich,' she adds."
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Ingredients

50 m servings
Original recipe yields 36 servings

Directions

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  1. Place cake mix in a bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Press 2-1/2 cups into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes; immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips. Drop frosting by tablespoonfuls over the chips. Stir milk into the remaining crumb mixture; drop by teaspoonfuls over top.
  2. Bake 25-30 minutes longer or until bubbly around the edges and top is cracked. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate for 4 hours before cutting.

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OH.MY.GOODNESS! Great gifts, great for mailing and they are SO yummy! I spread out the frosting and the remaining batter on top so that the bar comes out with a "dry" top so it is easy for mai...

Most helpful critical review

Sorry, but these were so sweet. To say they're "rich" is an understatement. I love German Chocolate cake, but the flavors in these are so concentrated that they just taste like 100% sugar. In ad...

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OH.MY.GOODNESS! Great gifts, great for mailing and they are SO yummy! I spread out the frosting and the remaining batter on top so that the bar comes out with a "dry" top so it is easy for mai...

Very easy and pretty good! I followed the recipe exactly. I'm not sure why it says to refrigerate 4 hours before cutting. I did that and they were extremely hard making it difficult to cut. ...

I LOVE these bars! Yup, they are very rich and very chocolatey (is that a word?) which is why we like them. I sprinkle some coconut flakes on top when adding the chocolate chips and frosting b...

Yeah, this uses boxed mix and prepared icing, but it makes a reallly rich, good bar without a lot of mess or work. This was perfect for what I needed and I'm adding it to my recipe box. I've ...

Sorry, but these were so sweet. To say they're "rich" is an understatement. I love German Chocolate cake, but the flavors in these are so concentrated that they just taste like 100% sugar. In ad...

Very rich. They tasted best the first. They seemed to dry out after they set out.

So delicious! Every time I make this, not a single crumb is left.

So delicious! So Yummy!

This is a Betty Crocker recipe that they once put on their cake box, but it is delicious!