Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
Makesabout 1 pound
- 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
- 4 teaspoons shortening
- 2 to 4 drops green food coloring, optional
- 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
- 1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted
- 4 teaspoons grated lime zest
- Line a 9-in. square baking pan with foil; set aside. In a microwave, melt chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Stir in food coloring if desired. Stir in the coconut, almonds and lime zest. Spread into prepared pan. Chill until firm, 10-15 minutes.
- Break into small pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Nutrition Facts1 ounce: 143 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Dec 11, 2019
What the heck!!! I followed the recipe exactly and I bombed and the mess went in the garbage. The white chocolate and shortening would not combine no matter how hard I tried. I used white chocolate chips and Blue Bonnet margarine. What did I do wrong?
Dec 9, 2019
I made this recipe two more times and the third time around, I used 4 tsp. grated lime zest, 1/2 cup toasted coconut and instead of the almonds, I'd used 1/2 cup dried cranberries. I'd used 8 tsp. of vegetable shortening and that helped to make the candy mixture smoother and easier for me to spread. So the 3rd time around I made LESS changes! I'd say that the 3rd time worked best!
Dec 5, 2019
Wow! This is the easiest recipe to make and it is delicious… I substituted coconut oil for the shortening and it was fabulous… Thank you for the recipe… Wonderful
Jan 13, 2017
I made this for another treat to add to the holiday plates I give to my neighbors. It was a big hit with everyone. The lime was different for a bark candy.