Toasted Almond Macaroon Bars

Toasted Almond Macaroon Bars
25
2 Reviews
These chewy bars are loaded with coconut and toasted almonds.
15 min
Prep Time
50 min
Total Time
36 bars

Ingredients

Crust

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

Filling

3
large Land O Lakes® Eggs, beaten
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 extract
2 cups
sweetened flaked coconut
3/4 cup
slivered almonds, chopped, toasted

Drizzle

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. 
  2. Combine all crust ingredients in medium 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.
  3. Meanwhile, combine all filling ingredients except coconut and almonds in medium 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.
  4. Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving 30 seconds; stir until smooth. Drizzle over bars. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories
140
Cholesterol
30mg
Carbohydrates
17g
Protein
2g
Fat
8g
Sodium
55mg
Dietary Fiber
<1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Excellent, easy and very tasty

Rating

Great! The first cookie to disappear at our Christmas parties.

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