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Chocolate Coconut Bars Tips
Can you use evaporated milk instead of sweetened condensed milk?
Sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk are not interchangeable in recipes because of the differences in consistency and sweetness. While both have had a large portion of the water removed from the milk, sweetened condensed milk is thick and sweetened from added sugar, and evaporated milk is think and runny with the only sweetness coming from the lactose in the milk. Learn more about the differences between evaporated and condensed milk
How many graham crackers do you need to make 1 cup of graham cracker crumbs?
Crush 8 full-size crackers to make 1 cup of graham cracker crumbs. Placing the crackers in a large shallow bowl, and crush them using the bottom of a metal measuring cup. Graham crackers can also be placed in a food processor and processed until the desired consistency of crumbs is achieved.
How do you store chocolate coconut bars?
These tasty chocolate coconut bars can be stored covered at room temperature for about a week. In warmer weather, storing them covered in the fridge will prevent the chocolate from melting. If you liked these chocolate coconut bars, try more of our coconut desserts
. Love the coconut, but chocolate isn’t your jam? Buttery coconut bars
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. —Catherine Ward, Taste of Home Prep Kitchen Manager
1 bar: 158 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.