Chocolate Almond Coconut Bars
|All purpose flour/Unbleached flour||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Pillsbury's Best)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Margarine/Butter, softened||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Parkay)|
|Coconut||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Canned sweetened condensed milk||14 Ounce (Not Evaporated Reserve 0.5 Cup For Frosting)|
|Blanched almonds||2 3⁄4 Ounce (0.5 Cup)|
|Semi sweet chocolate chips||6 Ounce|
Heat oven to 350Â°F.
Grease 9-inch square or 11x7-inch pan.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
In small bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and margarine at medium speed until fine crumbs form.
Press in bottom of prepared pan.
In same bowl, combine coconut and 3/4 cup condensed milk; spoon and spread over crust.
Place almonds evenly over coconut mixture.
Bake at 350Â°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown.
Cool 10 minutes.
In small saucepan, blend reserved 1/2 cup condensed milk and chocolate chips over low heat until chocolate melts, stirring constantly
Stir in vanilla.
Spread over warm bars.
Chill until firm; cut into bars." 36 (11/2-inch square) bars
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5 g8.4%
Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 3.7 mg1.2%
Sodium 28.9 mg1.2%
Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.62 g2.5%
Sugars 11.1 g
Protein 2 g4%
Vitamin A 1.7% Vitamin C 0.66%
Calcium 4% Iron 2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet