You'll need just seven basic ingredients to stir up a batch of these delicious diamond-shaped bars. "They're simple to fix for a bake sale or when your kids want a snack," says Lois Lipker of Ormand Beach, Florida.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup flaked coconut
- In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Add egg yolks; beat well. Stir in flour and mix well. Spread into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Return to the oven until chips are melted, about 1 minute. Spread chocolate with an icing knife. Sprinkle with walnuts and coconut. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into diamond shapes. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Diamond Bars in Quick Cooking May/June 1999, p44