Coconut-chocolate Bars Recipe

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Coconut-Chocolate Bars

donna clark

By
@donnacl

These cookies will remind you of an almond joy candy bar. I found this recipe some time ago and really enjoy them. This is just the thing to give someone who has been extra good, or for a quick gift idia. Everyone loves homemade cookies.


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Serves:

about 3 doz.

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 pkg
( 4 oz ) sweet baking chocolate
2/3 c
butter or margarine abour ( 1 1/2 sticks )
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar packed
2
eggs
1/2 tsp
vanila
1 c
all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
chopped almonds toasted

TOPPING

1/2 c
grandulated sugar
1
egg
1 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 pkg
( 7 oz ) shredded coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 325, line a 13x9 inch baking pan with foil, extending out over the edges, grease the foil and set the pan aside.
2
In a large microwave-safe bowl combine chocolate and butter, Cover the bowl with plastic wrap , turning back one section to vent. Microwave on high about 1 1/2 minutes or until almost melted, stir until smooth. Using wooded spoon stir in sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth, Stir in flour, and salt. Spread evenly in prepared pan and sprinkle with almonds.
3
TOPPING: In a medium size bowl combine sugar, egg, flour, baking powder, and vanilla. Stir in coconut , Spread topping evenly over chocolate layer,
4
Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown and just set in the middle. If necessary to prevent overbrowning, cover with foil for the last 10 minutes of baking. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
5
To cut into bars lift out of pan with foil, peel off the foil and cut into bars, makes about 3 dozen bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids