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plated Millionaire Shortbread with shortbread bars surrounding it

Millionaire Shortbread Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Cooling Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 53 minutes
Servings: 40 servings
Calories: 94kcal
Author: Holly
This quick Millionaire Shortbread Recipe is so easy and makes the perfect treat to round out your holiday dessert tray!


  • 40 square shortbread cookies
  • 20 chewy caramels
  • 2 cups chocolate melting wafers
  • sprinkles optional
  • sea salt optional


  • Preheat the oven to 325°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the shortbread cookies on the baking sheet at least ¼ inch apart.
  • Slice the caramels in half and place on each cookie. Bake 6-8 minutes, or until caramels melt. Cool 20 minutes.
  • Once the caramel is hard enough to touch, microwave chocolate wafers at 30-second intervals until melted, stirring in between.
  • Drop cookies caramel side down in the chocolate then use a fork to gently flip them and scoop them out of the bowl. Scrape off excess chocolate before placing back on baking sheet to set.
  • Top with sprinkles or sea salt before the chocolate hardens.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.


Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg