I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Coconut Almond Bars

A very easy to make.   If you like almond joys or mounds you'll like this recipe.  Warning should come with this: They can become addicting.

(serves 16-20)

*2 cups graham cracker crumbs
*1/4 cup white sugar
*1/2 cup butter, melted
*1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
*2 cups flaked coconut
*1 (12 ounce) package semisweet or milk chocolate chips

~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar & melted butter.
~Mix well.
~Pat into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking pan.
~Bake for 15 minutes.
~Remove from oven.
~Combine condensed milk & coconut.
~Drop by small spoonfuls over graham cracker crumb crust.
~Bake for 15 minutes.
~Remove from oven.
~Gently spread the hot coconut mixture evenly over crust.
~Turn off oven.
~Sprinkle the chocolate chips over coconut mixture.
~Return dessert to oven for 10-12 minutes.
~Remove from oven.
~Gently spread melted chocolate evenly over coconut mixture.
~Let cool & chocolate set.

`add 1/2 cup butterscotch chips to chocolate chips.
`add 1/2 cup peanut butter chips to chocolate chips.
`replace chocolate chips with mint chips.
`replace chocolate chips with butterscotch chips.
`replace chocolate chips with peanut butter chips.

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