Chocolate Macaroon Bars

Amy Girdley Clarkson

By
@sassy1baker

this recipe was on the label to my new cake pan. Sounded good.


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Rating:

Serves:

about 2 dozen bars

Ingredients

3/4 c
unsalted butter
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt

TOPPING

4
egg whites
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
flour
1
bag flaked sweetened coconut
10 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
step 1

In food processor, pulse butter, flour, sugar and salt until mixture begins to form small lumps. Transfer mixture into a 13 x 9 in. pan; press evenly onto the bottom. Bake 15-17 minutes or until just golden. While crust is baking, prepare topping.

step 2

In large bowl, whisk together egg whites and sugar until combined well. Stir in flour and coconut.

step 3

Sprinkle chopped chocolate evenly over the hot crust. Allow it to melt; spread evenly with spatula. Drop small spoonfuls of coconut mixture onto chocolate; spread gently.

step 4

Bake 25-30 minutes or until top is golden. Cool completely in pan. Cut into 24 bars. Store cookies up to 5 days, covered, at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies