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Chocolate Almond Bars Recipe

Chocolate Almond Bars

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"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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Original recipe makes 2 dozen bars Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    1 hr 5 mins


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

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Dec 01, 2008

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

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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