Coconut Chip Nut Bars Recipe

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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
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

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 vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine flour, sugar and cocoa. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake 10 minutes.
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.
Pour over crust. Sprinkle with walnuts and remaining chocolate chips. Top with coconut and toffee bits. Gently press down into chocolate layer. Bake 18-20 minutes longer 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 each: 215 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 102mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 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 vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine flour, sugar and cocoa. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake 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 18-20 minutes longer 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

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25kevin User ID: 2113564 87228
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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brewcityblondie User ID: 3948209 104474
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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Jo the farmer's wife User ID: 5665347 43288
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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