Copy-cat Almond joy candy bars

Recipe Rating:
 4 Ratings
Serves: 25 bars


3 1/2 c sifted powdered sugar
1 (3oz) pkg cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 c flaked coconut
50 whole blanched almonds (approx 1/3 cup)
1 1/2 lb dipping chocolate

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Stormy Stewart Recipe
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Member Since Mar 2011
Stormy's notes for this recipe:
You can make a mounds by omiting the almonds, because........ sometimes you feel like a nut and sometimes you don't.

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Butter a 12x9-inch piece of foil; set foil aside.
In a small bowl combine powdered sugar, softened cream cheese, and vanilla.
Stir in the coconut.
Turn coconut mixture onto the buttered foil.
Pat coconut mixture into a 10x5-inch rectangle.
Cut the mixture into 2x1-inch rectangles.
Press 2 blanched whole almonds into the top of each rectangle.
Melt the dipping chocolate or confectioner's coating.
Carefully dip the rectangles, one at a time, into the melted chocolate.
Let excess chocolate drip off rectangles.
Place the dipped rectangles on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper until dry.
Store tightly covered in a cool, dry place. .

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user carrie kinyon carriekinyon - Jul 15, 2011
Oh I love you . Almond joys are mine and my babygirls favorite candy bars . I think I half lived on them when I was carrying her .. I know what we are going to be doing this weekend .. ;)
user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Jul 15, 2011
Funny how they eat what we craved. wonder who was deciding what we ate us or them..... my thought is them. My daughter was cottage cheese and broccoli. with my son it was mcDonalds small cheeseburgers.
user Vanessa "Nikita" Milare Kitkat777 - Jul 15, 2011
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user Carol L. Gr8Granny27 - Jul 15, 2011
Can't wait to try this! thanks!

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