Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars

Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars for Saint Patrick's Day!Gooey fudgy Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars are our go-to treat for Saint Patrick’s Day this year!

Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars
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Sometimes you just need a rich creamy treat to get you through the day. Ever feel that way?

Last week I was looking through the liquor cabinet for Amaretto, and noticed a forgotten bottle of Baileys Irish Cream in the back.

I stood wide-eyed in silent reverence of the most decadent of liquors.

Gooey Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars for Saint Patrick's Day!

A find like this called for celebration… Cocktails? Coffee? Creamy jello shots?

Yes to the cocktails! And with the rest of it, I decided to make a treat in honor of Saint Patricks Day.

Making Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars for Saint Patrick's Day!

How to Make Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars for Saint Patrick's Day!

MAKE: Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars for Saint Patrick's Day!

Today’s Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars are a luxurious treat to bake this March, or any time of year in my opinion.

When you bite into Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars your teeth sink through, not one, but two layers of robust sugary bliss.

Festive Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars for Saint Patrick's Day!

The rich fudgy brownie base contains a decent amount of Baileys Irish Cream. However, it’s baked so most of the alcohol will burn off leaving the tantalizing flavor behind.

The gooey top layer offers a pop of coffee flavor, so the combination is reminiscent of a hot Irish Cream and Coffee. Or maybe an Irish Cream Mocha!

Awesome Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars for Saint Patrick's Day!

If you find yourself needing a pick-me-up this week, these dark and dangerous treats are sure to do the trick!

Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars are the perfect treat to serve this Saint Paddy’s Day. They’ve got the goods to keep your party guests smiley all evening long.

Heavenly Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars for Saint Patrick's Day!

Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars
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Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 
Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars Recipe - Sticky-sweet irish cream brownie bars with a silky coffee top layer. An irresistible Saint Patrick's Day treat!
Servings: 24 Servings
Nutrition Facts
Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 339 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 153mg 6%
Potassium 124mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 39g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 10.8%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 4.1%
Iron 7.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup Baileys Irish Cream
  • 6 large eggs, divided
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoom instant coffee granules

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9 X 13 inch baking dish with parchment paper. In a large bowl, mix the flour, cocoa powder, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and salt together.
  2. Whisk in the melted butter, Baileys Irish Cream, and 3 eggs. Once smooth, stir in the mini chocolate chips. Spread the batter evenly in the prepared baking dish.
  3. Place the cream cheese in the food processor (or the bowl of a stand mixer.) Puree/Beat to soften. Scrape the bowl, then add 3 eggs, powdered sugar, and instant coffee granules. Puree (or beat on low) again until completely smooth. Pour the mixture over the top of the brownie batter.
  4. Bake for 55-60 minutes, until the center is set when jiggled. Cool for 15 minutes, then place the pan in the refrigerator to chill. Once the bars are completely cold, lift the entire batch of bars out of the pan by the edges of the paper and cut. Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars can be left out on the countertop for up to 3 days, or refrigerated for up to a week.

Recipe Notes

NOTE: For bars with pretty edges, wipe the knife with a wet paper towel between each cut.

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15 comments on “Baileys Irish Cream Coffee Bars

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  4. Julie | Table for Twoposted March 12, 2017 at 6:12 pm Reply

    I need an entire pan of these STAT!

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  6. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted March 7, 2017 at 10:35 am Reply

    Those bars look good!

  7. Julie @ Running in a Skirtposted March 7, 2017 at 8:38 am Reply

    Oh wow!! I can almost taste these. They look so good!

  8. Megan {Country Cleaver}posted March 6, 2017 at 9:19 pm Reply

    How could I ever say no to treats with bailey’s on top?!?

  9. Janetposted March 6, 2017 at 7:17 pm Reply

    If I wanted to half this recipe, would I use an 8 “x 8″ or a 9″ x 9” square baking pan? Thank you!

    • Sommerposted March 7, 2017 at 12:09 pm Reply

      Hi Janet!

      I’d go with an 8 X 8 inch pan. :)

  10. Naomiposted March 6, 2017 at 4:04 pm Reply

    It looks so lush and creamy! 

  11. Marla Meridithposted March 6, 2017 at 12:19 pm Reply

    What I would do for a pan of these right now!

  12. Heather Christoposted March 6, 2017 at 12:08 pm Reply

    These look delicious Sommer!

  13. Maria Lichtyposted March 6, 2017 at 10:43 am Reply

    These look so decadent!

  14. Jenny Flakeposted March 6, 2017 at 7:14 am Reply

    These look fantastic!