Diamond Bars Recipe
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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.
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 105 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 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
  1. 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

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manga User ID: 4211076 33336
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2012

"These were easy to make and very good. Great for a cookie exchange."

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