Coconut-Chocolate Bars

Coconut-Chocolate Bars

Enjoy these simple yet delicious baked coconut and chocolate bars drizzled with caramel topping – a wonderful treat.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

21:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

32

bars

1 1/2
cups butter or margarine, softened
1
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2
cups flaked coconut
1/2
cup caramel topping
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
teaspoon vegetable oil
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, beat butter, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. On low speed, beat in flour and cocoa until soft dough forms. On low speed, beat in 1 cup of the coconut. Press mixture in pan.
  3. Bake about 25 minutes or until center is set. Drizzle caramel over baked layer; sprinkle with remaining 1 cup coconut.
  4. In resealable freezer plastic bag, mix chocolate chips and oil; seal bag. Microwave on High 30 to 45 seconds, squeezing chocolate in bag every 15 seconds, until smooth. Cut 1/4-inch tip from corner of bag; drizzle chocolate over coconut. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 32 bars

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 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;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.