Chewy Toffee Almond Joy Bars

Jennifer Reinke

By
@topmom3

Spring-boarded off of a recipe on the back of a bag of Heath toffee bits. Had to come up with a quick dessert bar to take to a football game party. They were a hit!


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Comments:

Serves:

about 36

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/3 c
heath toffee bits (8 oz. package)
3/4 c
karo light corn syrup
1 c
almonds, chopped (or sliced--whatever you have on hand), divided
3/4 c
sweetend coconut flakes--divided
1 c
chocolate chips (i used milk chocolate)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat Oven to 350*. Grease the sides of a 13 x 9 x 2 baking pan-Well!
2
Beat butter and sugar in mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually add the flour, beating until well blended.
3
Press dough evenly into prepared pan.
4
Bake 15 to 20 mins or until edges are lightly browned.
5
Meanwhile, while the crust is baking, combine the toffee bits and corn syrup in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stiring quite often until the toffee bits are almost melted (about 10 to 12 mins)
6
Stir in the Almonds and coconut (1/2 cup of each) into the corn syrup mixture. Turn off heat.
7
Spread this toffee/almond/ coconut mixture onto the crust (dont worry, my crust was still hot from the oven)to within 1/4 inch of the edges of the crust. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup of almonds and remaining 1/2 cup of coconut over the top.
8
Bake for 15 mins more and then remove from oven and sprinkle Chocolate chips on top. Place back in oven and bake for an additional 5 to 7 mins until bubbly. You can leave as is, or spread the melted chocolate over the almond/coconut mixture with a small spatula. (I left mine as is)
9
Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. I got 36 out of the pan

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids