Chocolate Macaroon Crescent Bars

Catie B

By
@CatieBBaker

I love coconut, and when paired with almond and chocolate, I am in heaven!
These tender bars are easy to make and elegant to serve, and heaven to eat.

If coconut, chocolate, and almonds are your idea of a perfect trifecta,
I know you will enjoy them too!


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Serves:

Makes 36 bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

8 oz
one tube crescent dinner rolls
2 c
coconut
14 oz
can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/4 tsp
almond extract
6 oz
(1 cup) chocolate chips, milk or semi-sweet, your choice
2 Tbsp
peanut butter, or almond butter (well stirred if separated)
1/2 c
almonds, sliced or chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 375〫Grease a 13x9x2 inch baking pan.

Unroll dough into two long rectangles, and place in pan.
Press over bottom and 1/2 inch up sides, to form a crust.

Sprinkle coconut over crust.
2
Combine almond extract and sweetened condensed milk.
Drizzle over coconut.

Bake at 375〫for 16 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Cool.
3
In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips; stir in nut butter of choice.

Spread chocolate mixture over bars; sprinkle with almonds.

Chill. To serve, cut into 36 bars.

About this Recipe

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