Toasted Almond Macaroon Bars
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Toasted Almond Macaroon Bars

These chewy bars are loaded with coconut and toasted almonds.

36
bars
15 min
PREP TIME
50 min
TOTAL TIME

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. 

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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.

Nutrition

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

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  May 20, 2015

Excellent, easy and very tasty

— says Susie
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  December 20, 2011

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

— says Klayter M.
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