Coconut Chip Nut Bars Recipe
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Coconut Chip Nut Bars Recipe

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There's something for everyone in these delectable bars, from coconut and chocolate chips to walnuts and toffee. They're popular with kids and adults alike, so make a big batch. You'll be amazed at how fast they vanish! —Judith Strohmeyer, Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1-1/4 cups cold butter, cubed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 215 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 102 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar and cocoa. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine milk and 1 cup chocolate chips; cook and stir over low heat until smooth and chips are melted. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with walnuts and remaining chocolate chips. Top with coconut and toffee bits. Gently press down into chocolate layer. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until firm. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Chip Nut Bars in Country Woman July/August 2002, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 215 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 102 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2014

"A hit at the family get together! I found chocolate condensed milk for more intense chocolate flavour. I also used chopped Skor (Heath) bars in place of the toffee bits as I happened to have some on hand."

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

"I've made these bars several times over the years now - they are simply TO-DIE-FOR-DELICIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!! Everybody just LOVES these rich, decadent bars!!!"

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2011

"This has become a staple in our house! When I bring it somewhere, I'm guaranteed someone will ask for the recipe!!"

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