Chocolate Almond Macaroon Bars

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

You will be pleasantly surprised at the creamy filling in these bars - if you love coconut you will love these bars as much as me and my family.


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Serves:

36 bars

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

2 c
chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
6 Tbsp
butter or margarine, melted
6 Tbsp
powdered sugar
14 oz
can sweetened condensed milk
3 3/4 c
sweetened coconut flakes
1 c
sliced almonds, toasted
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 c
whipping cream
1/2 c
white baking chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To toast almonds: heat oven to 350^. Spread almonds on shallow baking sheet. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
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Keep oven at 350^. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan.
Combine crumbs, melted butter and sugar; firmly press mixture on bottom of prepared pan. Stir together sweetened condensed milk, coconut and almonds; mix well. Carefully drop mixture by spoonfuls over crust; spread evenly. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until coconut edges just begin to brown. Cool.
Place chocolate chips and cream in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high(100%) 1 minute; stir after 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool until slightly thickened; spread over cooled bars. Sprinkle top with white chips. Cover; refrigerate several hours or until thoroughly chilled. Cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids