Want a dessert that's chewy, chocolaty and perfect for sharing? Look no further than this sweet treat starring chocolate, almond and coconut — a must-try trio! Coconut flakes and almonds pair perfectly with the chocolate crumb crust in this chocolate almond macaroon bars recipe. Top your Chocolate Almond Macaroon Bars with HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips for a dessert bar that works for any occasion.
Don’t put those almonds and coconut back in the pantry just yet. These ALMOND JOY Candy Bar Macaroons will be your new favorite special occasion dessert.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Combine crumbs, melted butter and powdered sugar in large bowl. Firmly press crumb mixture on bottom of prepared pan. Stir together sweetened condensed milk, coconut and almonds in large bowl, mixing well. Carefully drop mixture by spoonfuls over crust; spread evenly.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until coconut edges just begin to brown. Cool.
Place chocolate chips and whipping cream in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at Medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Cool until slightly thickened; spread over cooled bars. Sprinkle top with white creme chips. Cover; refrigerate several hours or until thoroughly chilled. Cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.
*To toast almonds: Heat oven to 350°F. Spread almonds evenly on shallow baking sheet. Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.