Chocolate Macaroon Bars Recipe

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Chocolate Macaroon Bars Recipe
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Chocolate Macaroon Bars Recipe

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Here's a nice Christmas treat that takes very little effort. The classic combination of chocolate and coconut is timeless.—Loraine Meyer, Bend, Oregon
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 6 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 3-3/4 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, confectioners' sugar and butter; press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. In a large bowl, combine the milk, coconut and almonds. Drop by spoonfuls over crust; spread evenly.
Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool completely on a wire rack. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chips and cream; stir until smooth. Drizzle over top. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Macaroon Bars in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p152

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 146 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

  • 2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 6 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 3-3/4 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  1. In a small bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, confectioners' sugar and butter; press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. In a large bowl, combine the milk, coconut and almonds. Drop by spoonfuls over crust; spread evenly.
  2. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool completely on a wire rack. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chips and cream; stir until smooth. Drizzle over top. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Macaroon Bars in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p152

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DSKHutch User ID: 6320926 175186
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"easy and fabulous!"

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