Chocolate Almond Bars

Chocolate Almond Bars

"Topped with light drizzle of chocolate, these delicious bars are perfect for festive cookie trays or made as everyday lunchbox treats."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 299 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 299 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 17 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 68 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine flour and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press on bottom of 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Melt 1 cup chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk; remove from heat. Cool slightly. Beat in egg. Stir in almonds and extract. Spread over prepared crust.
  3. Bake 25 minutes or until set. Cool.
  4. Melt remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips with shortening. Drizzle over bars. Chill 10 minutes or until set. Cut into bars. Store leftovers covered at room temperature.

Footnotes

  • TIP
  • Serve in decorative, colorful, paper "cake cups" or wrap in ribbon for a homemade gift.

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Yummy and gooey! Almost tastes like it has a carmel-toffe layer. I baked only 20 min. on final step--would have been overcooked otherewise. Did not use crisco for drizzle. Very easy recipe!

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