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Cocoa Almond Bars Supreme

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Cocoa Almond Bars Supreme are simply one of the most delicious dessert I have come across. I prepare it for my tots for holidays. Serve the Cocoa Almond Bars Supreme for your family and see how they fall in love with it!
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Dutch process cocoa 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond paste 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Egg yolk 1
  Toasted blanched almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Egg white 1
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Blend flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
Cream butter with almond paste and extracts until thoroughly blended.
Add 3/4 cup sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add egg and egg yolk; beat vigorously.
Mixing until blended after each addition, add dry mixture in thirds, then 1/2 cup of the almonds.
Turn into a lightly greased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
Beat egg white and cream of tartar until frothy.
Add 1/4 cup sugar gradually, continuing to beat until stiff peaks are formed.
Fold in remaining almonds.
Spread over batter in pan.
Bake at 350°F 35 to 40 minutes, or until meringue is lightly browned.
When thoroughly cooled cut into 2x1-inch bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Nut

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