Sugar Factory: Nutella Candy Bars

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Another sweet treat from my sugar factory has surfaced.  Are you surprised?

I love Nutella and I know a bunch of other people who love it as much as I do.  Did I tell that I found crunchy Nutella in the grocery store the other day.  I was so excited to find it!

And when I came upon Gingerbread Bagels blog featuring Nutella Candy Bars I knew it was something I had to make ASAP!  As in STAT!

A great no-bake bar featuring my favorite nut butter!

I served these Nutella Candy Bars alongside Avalanches and Reese’s Fudge Cookie Sandwiches at my Dad’s birthday party seen here:

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Nutella Candy Bars

1 cup Nutella
2 cups graham cracker crumbs (finely ground)
2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup unsalted butter, melted

4 Tablespoons Nutella
1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips.

Put 1 cup of Nutella in a large bowl.

In a food processor, grind up the graham crackers. Measure out 2 cups of graham cracker crumbs and add them to the Nutella.

Add 2 cups of powdered sugar. Mix everything together.

Pour in 1 cup of melted unsalted butter and stir to completely combined.

Spray the inside of the pan with non stick spray. This will help the wax paper/parchment paper stick to the pan. Line a 9 by 12 baking pan with wax paper or parchment paper.

Put the Nutella Candy Bar mixture in the pan and press it down evenly.

For the topping:

In a microwavable bowl, melt together 4 Tablespoons of Nutella and 1 1/2 cups of semi sweet chocolate chips.

Pour of the Nutella Candy Bars and spread it out evenly.

Refrigerate the Nutella Candy Bars for 1 hour. Let the Nutella Candy Bars come to room temperature before you eat them!

Thanks Lindsey for the recipe!

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I made the recipe exactly as above, but instead of graham crackers I used Nilla wafers and some leftover animal crackers.

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Mixing up the sweet sweet bottom layer of the bar.

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Spread the mixture out evenly in a pan that is lined with wax or parchment paper.

And then for the chocolate Nutella icing layer on top.  Melt chocolate and Nutella in the microwave, pour and spread.

Simple, decadent and sweet!

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I added some silver sprinkles on top to give it that “SceneFromMe” fashionable edge!

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After these have cooled off and hardened in the fridge, remove from pan and peel off the wax paper.

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Cut into squares, triangles, rectangles, stars, hearts whatever shape you want!

And DEVOUR!

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You can still see the bits and pieces of Nilla wafers in the bar, giving it a welcome crunch of sweetness.

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Can’t you just hear these bars saying “eat me!”

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The plate on the left, his, the plate on the right, mine!  Winner!

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No bake.  Yes bite.

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Have you ever tried crunchy Nutella? 

Has this been out for a while and I’ve just never found the crunchy type? 

Or have you never tried Nutella?  (sorry about your luck)

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About TheSceneFromMe

Wife, Foodie, Traveler, Shopaholic. I am a thirty-something tactfully-opinionated nurse living in the Midwest. I believe shopping counts as cardio, tea cannot be too sweet, anything orange (and sparkly!) can cure a bad mood, and no one can have enough clothes, accessories or shoes. I love to bake, indulge in celebrity gossip, cupcakes, reality tv, photography, travel anywhere new or places that I've already graced, spend time with my family and live life the way I am meant to. I am in love with my iPhone, husband and 2 wrinkly shar-peis. Join me on the journey of my candy coated life. Fasten your seatbelts! This is the scene from ME!
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27 Responses to Sugar Factory: Nutella Candy Bars

  1. OMG, I love Nutella. I didn’t know there was a crunchy one! I’ll have to make that recipe–thanks for sharing.

  2. I didn’t know there was a crunchy nutella either! Holy Moly! Those look amazing.

  3. I’ve never even had nutella! Horrible… I know! But these look so good I might have to purchase some 🙂

  4. I’ve actually never tried Nutella. It’s sad, I know. 😦

  5. Love nutella!! But I’ve never had the crunchy kind. Definitely a must-try! Your candy bars look so delicious!!

  6. While in Italy last Feb, my bestie would stockpile the single serving packets of Nutella from breakfast and eat them throughout the day 😉

  7. Ooooh boooy, how amazing do these look?! Nutella holds the key to my heart…I’ve never used it in a recipe, but I love it on top of banana slices (with a dollop of peanut butter too!).

    Your cookie display looks like it was professionally done!

  8. I think I have tried Nutella once in my life — it was so good. 🙂 Your bars are to die for! 🙂

  9. Jenny says:

    I think your posts are becoming too dangerous for me 🙂
    Making me wanna reach in the cupboard for my nutella!

  10. Allison says:

    ok everytime i visit your blog i leave cravingggg sweets!!! you are killing me girl but nutella is theeee best!

  11. Suzanne says:

    looks yummy, nutella is a favorite of mine! Not sure if you know this or not but the blog Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice is having a contest/giveaway about making a dessert with nutella ending the 31st. You should go over there and enter. Look on her side bar for a little thumbnail pic having to do with desserts. Its actually another blog her and a friend started challenging people to make desserts.

  12. YES! how beautiful are these bars…..I love chocolate! I wonder if I can gluten free and vegan these?? Hmmm this has me thinking….

    xxxoo

  13. A Tablespoon of Liz says:

    Nutella is one of my favorites, these look amazing!

  14. BrittFit says:

    such a great combo of food! mMmMm

  15. simplyshaka says:

    Those are so cute, I don’t think I would want to eat them! But I would, just b/c if I didnt that would be considered rude right?? 🙂

    I’ve only tried Nutella a few times but never bought a jar. I wont allow myself to b/c I definitely do not need another sweet addiction on my hands.

  16. Oh my goodness. These look so pretty. and SOOO delicious!!!! Wahhh I want some!

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