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copy-cat almond joy candy bars

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Stormy Stewart
Mio, MI

You can make a mounds by omiting the almonds, because........ sometimes you feel like a nut and sometimes you don't. love creating something that is so beautiful as well as delish

(4 ratings)
yield 25 bars

Ingredients For copy-cat almond joy candy bars

  • 3 1/2 c
    sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 (3oz) pkg
    cream cheese
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 50
    whole blanched almonds (approx 1/3 cup)
  • 1 1/2 lb
    dipping chocolate

How To Make copy-cat almond joy candy bars

  • 1
    Butter a 12x9-inch piece of foil; set foil aside. In a small bowl combine powdered sugar, softened cream cheese, and vanilla. Stir in the coconut.
  • 2
    Turn coconut mixture onto the buttered foil. Pat coconut mixture into a 10x5-inch rectangle.
  • 3
    Cut the mixture into 2x1-inch rectangles. Press 2 blanched whole almonds into the top of each rectangle.
  • 4
    Melt the dipping chocolate or confectioner's coating. Carefully dip the rectangles, one at a time, into the melted chocolate.
  • 5
    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.