Chocolate Almond Macaroon Bars

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

You will be pleasantly surprised at the creamy filling in these bars - if you love coconut you will love these bars as much as me and my family.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
36 bars
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter or margarine, melted
  • 6 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 14 oz
    can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 3/4 c
    sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 c
    sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c
    whipping cream
  • 1/2 c
    white baking chips

How to Make Chocolate Almond Macaroon Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. To toast almonds: heat oven to 350^. Spread almonds on shallow baking sheet. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
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    Keep oven at 350^. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan.
    Combine crumbs, melted butter and sugar; firmly press mixture on bottom of prepared pan. Stir together sweetened condensed milk, coconut and almonds; mix well. Carefully drop mixture by spoonfuls over crust; spread evenly. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until coconut edges just begin to brown. Cool.
    Place chocolate chips and cream in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high(100%) 1 minute; stir after 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool until slightly thickened; spread over cooled bars. Sprinkle top with white chips. Cover; refrigerate several hours or until thoroughly chilled. Cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.

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About Chocolate Almond Macaroon Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids




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