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Almond Coconut Bars Recipe

Almond Coconut Bars Recipe

—Dolores Skrout, Summerhill, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 package (7 ounces) flaked coconut
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 24 blanched almonds

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and butter. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Combine milk and coconut; carefully spread over crust. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 2. In a microwave, combine the chocolate chips and peanut butter; stir until smooth. Microwave 30-60 seconds longer or until chips are melted; stir until smooth.
  • 3. Spread over warm bars. Garnish with almonds. Refrigerate for 1 hour before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen.