1/2 cup shortening
*This is SUCH a good recipe because it uses extra peanut butter. I can't stop my kids from eating them!
Chocolate Chip Toffee Bars
2 1/3 cup flour
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 sticks butter
2 cups chocolate chips (12 ounces)
1 can sweetened condensed milk
10 ounces toffee bits
Stir together flour and brown sugar.Cut in butter until mixture resembles course crumbs.Add egg, mix well. Stir in 1 1/2 cups chips. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of the mixture.Press remaining mixture onto greased 13x9x2 baking pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Pour condensed milk over hot crust. Top with 1 1/2 cups toffee bits. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture, then 1/2 cup chocolate chips on top. Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle top with remaining 1/4 cup toffee bits. Cool and cut into bars.
*These are one of the faster cookies to make. I usually bake these along with another kind of cookie. They are my husband's favorite.