Almond Macaroon Brownies

Almond Macaroon Brownies
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3 Reviews
Coconut brownies with flavors of a candy bar, this brownie recipe has all the makings of a favorite. They’re fudgy, attractive, delicious and very easy to make.
40 min
Prep Time
1:45
Total Time
48 brownies

Ingredients

Brownie

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
4 (1-ounce) squares
unsweetened baking chocolate
2 cups
sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons
vanilla
4
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon
salt

Macaroon Layer

2 1/2 cups
sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup
toasted chopped almonds
1 (14-ounce) can
sweetened condensed milk
2 to 3 drops
red food color

Drizzle

3/4 cup
semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 teaspoons
shortening
48
whole blanched almonds

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside.
  2. Melt butter and chocolate in 3-quart saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in sugar and vanilla until well mixed. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add flour and salt; mix well.
  3. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake 20 minutes.
  4. Combine coconut, almonds, condensed milk and food color in bowl. Carefully spread coconut mixture over hot, partially baked brownie. Continue baking 15-18 minutes or until macaroon layer is light golden brown and center is firm to the touch. Cool completely.
  5. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until smooth. Drizzle chocolate mixture over cooled brownies. Cut into bars. Garnish each piece with whole almond.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 brownie)

Calories
180
Cholesterol
30mg
Carbohydrates
21g
Protein
3g
Fat
11g
Sodium
75mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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loved it

Rating

A favorite and most requested recipe. To the macaroon layer, I add l/2 cup of chopped candied cherries. Drizzle with chocolate as directed and garnish with one-half of a candied cherry.

Rating

Very good and simple. For those of you who love almond joys, this is a brownie for you.

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