Chocolate-Glazed Almond Bars

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


40 bars

Updated: Oct. 02, 2022
With a moist almond filling and a flaky golden crust, these bars are sure to be the perfect dessert for a garden get-together. —Robin Hart North Brunswick, New Jersey


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 can (12-1/2 ounces) almond cake and pastry filling
  • 2 cups sliced almonds
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Pat into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk the egg whites, sugar and almond filling until blended. Stir in almonds. Pour over crust. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until set. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Drizzle over top. Let stand until set. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 156 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 70mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.