Almond Joy Bars
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Serves: 36
Almond Joy Bars are a simple layered bar recipe that are perfect with a glass of milk!
  • 10 TB unsalted butter {at room temperature}
  • ¾ C. light brown sugar
  • 2½ C. flour
  • ½ tsp. fine sea salt
  • 28 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 28 oz. shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 5 C. bittersweet chocolate baking chunks {I used chips}
  • ½ or more Almonds
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F .
  2. Line a sheet pan {I used a large cookie sheet with 1" sides}with aluminum foil and coat with Pam.
  3. In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until combined.
  4. Add the flour and salt.
  5. Carefully mix to combine until it resembles chunky bread crumbs. Transfer into the prepared pan and evenly press the batter into an even layer.
  6. Bake for 8 minutes.
  7. Cool on a wire baking rack while preparing the coconut topping.
  8. Layer base with sliced almonds.
  9. In a large bowl, combine the condensed milk, coconut, and vanilla. Spread over the crust and bake for another 20-25 minutes, until it begins to brown.
  10. Melt the chocolate over a double boiler.
  11. Stir until melted and smooth.
  12. Pour over cooked coconut bars and spread into an even layer.
  13. Allow to cool then refrigerate until hardened, about 1 hour.
  14. Cut into 36 squares.