Chocolate Truffle Crumb Bars

Recipe by mary winecoff
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 24-36 bars


  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) package chocolate cake mix (I used Duncan Hines Devil's Food)
  • 13
    cup butter, melted
  • 1
    large egg
  • 2
    cups semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1
    (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2
    teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1
    cup walnuts, chopped (I left these out because she doesn't like nuts)


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Spray the bottom only of a 13 x 9 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, place the cake mix, melted butter and egg.
  • Blend 1 to 2 minutes with mixer set on medium speed until crumbly.
  • Set aside 1 cup of the crumb mixture.
  • Firmly press remaining crumb mixture into bottom of pan.
  • Bake 15 minutes.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine 1 cup of the chocolate chips and condensed milk.
  • Warm over low heat, stirring until smooth.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Spread over hot crust.
  • Stir walnuts and remaining 1 cup chocolate chips into reserved crumb mixture.
  • Sprinkle over chocolate filling.
  • Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until topping is firm to the touch.
  • Transfer to wire rack and cool completely.
  • Cut into bars.