Almond Joy Bars (Copy Cat )

Almond Joy Bars (copy Cat ) Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Cindee Vett

By
@CindeeV

From the recipe book called Top Secret Recipes. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 4 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 11 1/2 oz
    milk chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 26
    whole, natural almonds

How to Make Almond Joy Bars (Copy Cat )

Step-by-Step

  1. Line two large cookie sheets with waxed paper. Set large wire cooling rack on paper; set aside.
    Place coconut in large bowl; set aside.
    Place corn syrup in a 1 cup glass measure. Microwave on high (100%) 1 minute
    or until syrup boils. Immediately pour over coconut. Work warm syrup into coconut using the back of a wooden spoon until coconut is thoroughly coated.
    This takes a little time, and yes, there is enough syrup.
  2. Using 1 level measuring tablespoon of coconut, shape into a ball by
    squeezing coconut firmly in palm of one hand, then rolling between both palms. (HINT: Measure out all of the coconut then roll into balls.) Place 2
    inches apart on wire racks. Let dry 10 minutes. Reroll coconut balls so there are no loose ends of coconut sticking up.
    Place milk chocolate and shortening in a 4 cup glass measure or 1 1/2 quart microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture can be stirred smooth and is glossy; stirring once or twice.
    Working quickly, spoon 1 level measuring tablespoon of the chocolate over each coconut ball, making sure chocolate coats and letting excess chocolate drip down onto waxed paper. While chocolate coating is still soft,lightly press whole almond on top of each. Let stand to set or place in refrigerator. Store in a single layer in airtight container.
    Keeps best if refrigerated. Makes 26

Printable Recipe Card

About Almond Joy Bars (Copy Cat )

Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #coconut, #almonds




Show 5 Comments & Reviews

25 No-bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

25 No-Bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Not only are these no-bake desserts super easy to make, but these recipes are incredibly tempting and sure to satisfy your cravings!

Create Your Favorite Candy Classics At Home Recipe

Create Your Favorite Candy Classics at Home

Kitchen Crew

Happy Halloween! At my house, we always have lots of trick or treaters. I love to see the kids in their costumes and so happy when I throw candy into...

Pinterest Pass Or Fail: Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops Recipe

Pinterest Pass or Fail: Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Halloween is just around the corner and we were looking for a spooky treat for our next Pinterest Pass or Fail. We came across Kelly from Justataste.com's Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops...