Recipe: Copycat Oh Henry Bars

Summary: This is my Mother in law’s recipe for mock oh Henry Bars. It was a recipe that she submitted for our church’s fundraising cookbook.


    • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
    • 2 tablespoons shortening
    • 30 vanilla caramels, unwrapped
    • 3 tablespoons butter
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1 cup chopped peanuts


  1. In a double boiler, melt chocolate and shortening. Stir until smooth. Remove from heat.
  2. Pour 1/2 into a foil lined 8 inch square pan. Refrigerate until firm.
  3. Combine caramels, water and butter. Place mixture on low heat until smooth.
  4. Stir in nuts.
  5. Pour into chocolate lined pan.
  6. Spread evenly and top with remaining melted chocolate.
  7. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  8. Cut into bite sized pieces.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 35

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