Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark Recipe

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Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark Recipe
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Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark Recipe

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I love the combination of flavors in this tropical treat! It takes mere minutes to make. If you need something for a school or church bake sale this will get you out of the kitchen in a flash. —Julie Beckwith, Crete, Illinois
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min.+ chilling
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min.+ chilling

Ingredients

  • 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 peel

Directions

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 peel. Spread into prepared pan. Chill for 10-15 minutes or until firm.
Break into small pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Yield: about 1 pound.
Originally published as Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark in Taste of Home Winning Recipes 3 2012, p227

Nutritional Facts

1 ounce: 143 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 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 peel
  1. 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 peel. Spread into prepared pan. Chill for 10-15 minutes or until firm.
  2. Break into small pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Yield: about 1 pound.
Originally published as Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark in Taste of Home Winning Recipes 3 2012, p227

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eaburns01 User ID: 8548788 259625
Reviewed 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."

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