• Coconut Almond Bars

    Coconut Almond Bars

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    Delicious summer treat featuring Coconut, toasted almonds, and of course American Heritage® Chocolate!

    ingredients
    • 12 oz Finely Grated Chocolate Drink
    • 6 egg whites
    • 8 oz sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 28 ounces shredded coconut
    • 14 ounces toasted whole almonds, roughly chopped
    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees
    Line a half sheet pan with parchment paper

    Step 2

    Whip egg whites to soft peak. Add sugar slowly with the mixer running until incorporated and sugar is dissolved.
    Add vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt

    Step 3

    Fold coconut. Spread mixture evenly into baking sheet. Spread the top with chopped almonds, gently pressing them into the coconut.

    Step 4

    Bake until the coconut turns golden brown around the edges, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool to room temperature.

    Step 5

    When cooled, melt 2/3 of the chocolate over a water bath. Once melted, remove chocolate from hear and add remaining chocolate, and mix until melted. Drizzle the chocolate over the coconut and almonds. Refrigerate until chocolate sets.

    Cut into 48 squares. Store in airtight container.

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