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Crunchy Coconut Chocolate Bars

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

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Crunchy Coconut Chocolate Bars Recipe Crunchy Coconut Chocolate Bars Recipe

The chocolate-coconut flavor combination is a long-time favorite.

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At a glance

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Yield
6 dozen small (1" x 2") bars

Ingredients

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Crust

Topping

  • 2 cups chopped semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, or 2 cups chocolate chips
  • One 13-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • toasted coconut or toasted chopped almonds (optional for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease an 18" x 13" baking sheet.
  2. To make the crust: Beat together the butter, coconut milk powder, sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, coconut flavor, and salt until fluffy.
  3. Blend in the baking powder, flour and coconut.
  4. Press the dough into the pan, pricking it all over with a fork.
  5. Bake the crust for 15 to 18 minutes, until it's lightly browned and puffed.
  6. Remove it from the oven and cool while making the topping.
  7. To make the topping: Melt the chocolate and sweetened condensed milk together over low heat. Stir until shiny.
  8. Spread over the warm crust, and sprinkle with toasted coconut or toasted almonds, if desired.
  9. Cool for several hours before cutting into bars.
  10. Store, covered, at room temperature for a week, or freeze for up to 3 months.