Toasted Almond Macaroon Bars

Toasted Almond Macaroon Bars

These chewy bars are loaded with coconut and toasted almonds.

15 min. prep time
36 bars
252 Ratings



1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar


1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
3/4 cup slivered almonds, chopped, toasted


1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 teaspoons shortening


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Press mixture evenly onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 12-15 minutes or until just beginning to brown.

Combine all filling ingredients except coconut and almonds in bowl; mix well. Stir in coconut and almonds. Spread evenly over hot, partially baked crust. Bake 20-30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.

Place chocolate chips and shortening in bowl. Microwave 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving 30 seconds; stir until smooth.

Drizzle chocolate over bars. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 140

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 30mg

Sodium: 55mg

Carbohydrates: 17g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #12718©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Excellent, easy and very tasty
Great! The first cookie to disappear at our Christmas parties.

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