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Perfect for late-night snack attacks, Father's Day, and just good ol' dude food - these Couch Potato Bars are a snack food lover's dream.
Do you ever have those days when you want nothing more than to lay on the couch in your pajamas while watching bad television?
Yeah, me too.
The couch is my happy place. Especially when in pajamas with some ridiculous show on in the background. Throw in some chips or pretzels or maybe some chocolate, and I’m a totally happy girl.
Which is why when I saw the Dude Food Magic Bars from SugarHero I knew that my life would be forever changed – for the better. I mixed things up just a bit to suit my tastes, and these bars? They are outrageous. Chocolate, caramel, bacon, pretzels, potato chips ... all good things on their own, but even better when baked up in a scrumptious, gooey bar!
These are perfect for late night snacks and would make an amazing Father’s Day dessert.
Let’s do this, shall we?
First up, gather your ingredients. You’ll need crispy fried bacon, pretzels, chips, peanut butter, sweetened condensed milk, and chocolate chips. You’ll also need a bit of butter and sugar.
Toss your pretzels in a food processor or blender and blitz ‘em until you have fine crumbs. Stir in some melted butter and sugar and toss all that into a foil-lined 9x9-inch baking dish. Press it flat and then start layering on the good things.
Chop up the bacon for the next layer.
On top of the bacon goes chocolate chips. All good things contain chocolate. Fact.
Crush some potato chips to sprinkle on top of that and then drizzle it with the condensed milk. As this bakes, the sugar in the milk will caramelize and turn this into a delicious caramel-y sweet goo that binds everything together.
This is what they’ll look like when you pull ‘em from the oven. Heavenly, right?
You’ll want to chill them completely before drizzling on some melted peanut butter. Let that firm up and then slice, devour, and enjoy your food coma!