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 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 24

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
100mg
100%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
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.