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Almond Coconut Bars

—Dolores Skrout, Summerhill, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2 dozen


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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Spread over warm bars. Garnish with almonds. Refrigerate for 1 hour before cutting.

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  • katlaydee3
    May 20, 2017

    Really good! I overlooked it slightly, so next time I will make sure not to go over 20 minutes. It does taste a lot like an Almond Joy.

  • hillpeg
    Jul 11, 2014


  • brittanyaddelle
    Mar 28, 2013

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  • raynesomm
    Mar 16, 2013

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  • laureanneh
    Apr 12, 2012

    A lot of ingredients and time consuming a bit but got lots of compliments and just like another person responded prepared to give recipe. Found it browned a bit too much w cookie dough waiting for marshmellos to brown and thought it made the bars a bit chewy ...Forgot to buy butterscotch chips and subsituted whip chips and was good. Loved the peanut butter mix in it and made it fudgelike! My daughter brought it to her nurses station and they disapeared ..and guess what? They want the recipe!!

  • cheezhed68
    Apr 2, 2012

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  • lottieda
    Mar 1, 2012

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  • cherrylady
    Mar 30, 2011

    Very good! Mine came out just like the photo (that doesn't always happen :)

  • sylvia_moss
    Nov 22, 2010

    These are wonderful. Good even without almonds!

  • SharonColyer
    Aug 27, 2010

    Wondered if it would be even better with almond butter. Has anyone tried that?