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Chewy Toffee Almond Bars

Details

Time
3 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
24 bars

Cut these soft, chewy almond toffee bars into different shapes to add some flair to dessert. Full of HEATH BITS OF BRICKLE Toffee Bits and sweet coconut flakes, they're an easy way to take a break from the same old cookies.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

    butter (2 sticks), softened

  • 1/2 cup

    sugar

  • 2 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 1-1/3 cups
  • 3/4 cup

    light corn syrup

  • 1 cup

    almond sliced, divided

  • 3/4 cup

    sweetened coconut flakes, divided

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven & stovetop
oven & stovetop
13x9x2-inch baking pan
13x9x2-inch baking pan
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
mixer
mixer
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
saucepan
saucepan
wire rack
wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease sides of 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2

Beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Gradually add flour, beating until well blended. Press dough evenly into prepared pan.

3

Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Meanwhile, combine toffee bits and corn syrup in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until toffee is melted (about 10 to 12 minutes). Stir in 1/2 cup almonds and 1/2 cup coconut. Spread toffee mixture to within 1/4-inch of edges of crust. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup almonds and remaining 1/4 cup coconut over top.

4

Bake an additional 15 minutes or until bubbly. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

Tip

Bars make a great gift; cut into 1-inch squares and place in candy papers. Bars will freeze well.

Additional questions?