Copy-cat Almond joy candy bars
love creating something that is so beautiful as well as delish
- 3 1/2 c
- sifted powdered sugar
- 1 (3oz) pkg
- cream cheese
- 1 tsp
- 1 1/2 c
- flaked coconut
- whole blanched almonds (approx 1/3 cup)
- 1 1/2 lb
- dipping chocolate
In a small bowl combine powdered sugar, softened cream cheese, and vanilla.
Stir in the coconut.
Turn coconut mixture onto the buttered foil.
Pat coconut mixture into a 10x5-inch rectangle.
Cut the mixture into 2x1-inch rectangles.
Press 2 blanched whole almonds into the top of each rectangle.
Melt the dipping chocolate or confectioner's coating.
Carefully dip the rectangles, one at a time, into the melted chocolate.
Let excess chocolate drip off rectangles.
Place the dipped rectangles on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper until dry.
Store tightly covered in a cool, dry place. .