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PEEPS® Coconut Macaroon Brownies

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

These indulgent, drizzled chocolate coconut brownies are a delicious dessert bar everyone will love. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
box (18.3 oz) Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
2
cups flaked coconut
2/3
cup canned sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
teaspoon vegetable oil
12
PEEPS® Delights™ coconut flavored marshmallow chicks dipped in chocolate

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Line 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving extra hanging over sides of pan; spray bottom only with cooking spray. Make brownie batter as directed on box. Spread batter in pan. Bake 36 to 38 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix coconut, sweetened condensed milk and almond extract. Remove brownies from oven, and carefully spoon and spread coconut mixture evenly over brownies. Bake 14 to 17 minutes longer or until coconut is lightly browned. Cool completely, about 2 hours; remove from pan by lifting sides of foil.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/4 teaspoon oil uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring halfway through, until chips can be stirred smooth. Spoon into resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut small tip from corner of bag; drizzle chocolate over coconut mixture. Top with chicks; let stand about 30 minutes or until chocolate drizzle is set. To serve, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows.

Expert Tips

  • PEEPS® are best served the same day. If making ahead, wait to add chocolate drizzle and PEEPS® until the day of serving.
  • Store bars in covered container at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
65g
22%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
54g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 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; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
  • PEEPS® and the PEEPS® chick shape are registered trademarks of Just Born, Inc ., Bethlehem, PA ©2016

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