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Chocolate Chunk Macaroon Bars

chocolate chunk macaroon bars Dessert
Chocolate Chunk Macaroon Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 55 min
  • Servings 24

Simple, delicious and crowd friendly, this bar was inspired by chocolate-dipped macaroons. A chocolate-chunk cookie base gets topped with a sweet coconut layer and drizzled with additional chocolate for a decadent dessert you won’t be able to resist! ...MORE+ LESS-

March 22, 2018

Ingredients

1
pouch (17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ double chocolate chunk cookie mix
1/4
cup butter, softened
2
tablespoons water
1
egg
2
cups flaked coconut
2/3
cup canned sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/3
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix cookie mix, softened butter, water and egg until soft dough forms. Spread dough evenly in bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix coconut and sweetened condensed milk. Carefully spoon and spread coconut mixture evenly over partially baked base. Bake 17 to 20 minutes or until coconut is lightly browned. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring halfway through, until chips can be stirred smooth. Spoon into resealable food-storage plastic bag; partially seal bag. Cut small tip from corner of bag; drizzle chocolate over top. Let stand about 1 hour or until chocolate is set. To serve, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in airtight container at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • For extra indulgence, serve with vanilla ice cream.
  • Be sure to buy sweetened condensed milk, not evaporated milk. They don’t work the same way in recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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