It’s been about two weeks since I have come to the realization that I did not win the lottery.

You know, the big $640 MILLION dollar jackpot?

Yeah, wasn’t me…

Two squares of Gooey Rolo Cake Bars stacked on top of each other on a plate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am not the type of person who plays the lottery, but what’s a few bucks for a chance to have a life-long maid?

The Man and I discussed for about three hours in depth what we would do with our winnings. It even drove us to an argument about the size of house we would buy… then I realized the chance of us both getting struck by lightning in the same night was better than us winning… and we stopped talking about it.

Chocolate powder and a stick of butter in a mixing bowl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then the other day The Man calls while I am mopping our never-ending-filthy kitchen floor, and I tell him, “I hate mopping, nobody likes to mop.”

He quickly replies, “Cinderella likes to mop! She was always singing while she did it.”

To which I replied, “Well, if I had a few talking mice to help me out, I might be a little more merry about the whole mop and bucket situation.”

He said, “We should have won the lottery.”

Me, “Agreed.”

A baking pan with raw brownie dough pressed into it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Never the less, I still like to make yummy treats for you guys, and these Gooey Rolo Cake Bars are no exception.

A tinfoil lined baking dish with brownie dough topped with club crackers

I know it seems weird to have a layer of those mini butter crackers in this type of treat, but it really makes the cake.

Pun intended.

his tasty treat is a combination of gooey and chewy, with a little hint of crispy in the center. It’s sweet with just a bit of salty.

It is sure to hit all those cravings in one fail proof swoop.

A close up of halved Rolls on top of club crackers laid on in a baking dish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love the flavor combination of Rolos.

Caramel and chocolate.

Nuff said.

A close up of brownie dough on top of a layer of Rolls and club crackers in a tinfoil lined baking pan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I spied these cute little bags of Rolo Minis at the store and I snatched up a few bags.

I suggest doing the same.

And 4 out of 5 doctors agree.

A liquid being poured on top of raw brownie dough pressed into a tinfoil lined baking dish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So if you didn’t win the lottery, and you don’t like to mop, please feel free to brighten your day by making this delicious treat for you and your loved ones.

A Gooey Rolo Cake Bar on a plate displayed on a table next to a bag of mini Rolos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But by all means, if you did win the lottery, please send me a maid.

…I am willing to settle for a talking mouse.

{sigh of defeat} Ok, just make the cake bars.

A close up of two pieces of cake on a plate stacked on top of each other

 

Gooey Rolo Cake Bars
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Gooey Rolo Cake Bars

Gooey Rolo Cake Bars are exactly what they sound like. Delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 13 kcal
Author: Shawn

Ingredients

  • 1- chocolate cake mix, 18.25oz
  • 1 butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • Butter crackers, you can use mini or regular size.
  • 2 rolo
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line an 8×8 baking pan with foil and coat with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl combine cake mix, butter and egg with your hand until a firm dough forms. Divide the dough in half and press one half into the bottom of the pan.
  • Cover the bottom layer of cake with the butter crackers to make an even layer.
  • Top with the Rolo Minis. {I cut mine in half before putting them on top of the crackers}
  • With the other half of the dough carefully piece it together over the Rolos. It doesn’t have to be perfect, just try your best to cover it.
  • Drizzle with the sweetened condensed milk and bake for 25-28 minutes until the top is golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely before cutting into.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 13kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 14mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 27IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg
Keywords: bars, chocolate cake mix, rolo candy
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About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.


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Shawn Syphus

Hi, I’m Shawn and I’m a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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