Almond Macaroon Brownie Bars

Almond Macaroon Brownie Bars

Looking for traditional almond, coconut brownie bars using Betty Crocker® Original Supreme Premium brownie mix? Then check out this great baked dessert.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

brownies

Brownies
1
box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker® Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box (for cakelike brownies)
Filling
3
cups flaked coconut
1
cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
Drizzle
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
teaspoon vegetable oil
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Make brownie batter as directed on brownie mix box for cakelike brownies. Spread batter in pan. Bake 26 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix filling ingredients. Remove brownies from oven. Carefully spoon and spread filling evenly over brownies. Bake 15 minutes longer (filling will not brown). Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/2 teaspoon oil on High 30 to 40 seconds, stirring every 10 seconds, until chips are melted. Spoon into resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut small tip from corner of bag; drizzle chocolate over filling. For bars, cut 8 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 24 brownies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 100mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 24g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.