I woke up today with a craving for a nice and sweet treat. I have read about this recipe online and I am so glad that I have stumbled upon this. It’s very simple to make. You just need to follow all the steps and do not skip and you are good to go! Oh man, you are in for a treat. I hope you give this one a try and share it with your friends as well. You all have a great day. Enjoy!
10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
2 1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
28 oz sweetened condensed milk
28 oz shredded coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups bittersweet chocolate baking chunks (loosely placed in cup)
How to make Almond Joy Bars
Step 1: Ready the oven and preheat to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Line with aluminum foil a 13 x 9-inch sheet pan. Spray with vegetable oil or canola oil.
Step 3: Add butter and brown sugar in a small bowl. Stir until well-mixed.
Step 4: Add in the flour and salt.
Step 5: Whisk until the texture kind of looks like bread crumbs.
Step 6: Press the batter into the greased pan. Layer it evenly on the bottom part.
Step 7: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 8 minutes.
Step 8: Remove from the oven and let it rest on a wire rack.
Step 9: Add the coconut, vanilla, and condensed milk in a large bowl. Stir until well-mixed.
Step 10: Add the mixture into the crust and spread evenly.
Step 11: Place the pan back to the oven and bake for another 20 to 25 minutes or until the color turns brown.
Step 12: Put the chocolate in the double boiler and allow it to melt. Stir until the texture is smooth.
Step 13: Spread in into the coconut bars.
Step 14: Put inside the fridge and chill until it becomes hard for about 1 hour.
Step 15: Cut into 36 squares. Serve and enjoy!