Chocolate Almond Bars

Chocolate Almond Bars

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  • cups Flour

  • cup sugar

  • ¾

    cup cold butter, cubed

  • 1

    can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk

  • cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided

  • 1

    egg, beaten

  • 2

    cups chopped almonds, toasted

  • ¼

    teaspoon almond extract

  • 1

    teaspoon shortening


In a bowl, combine the flour and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack. In a saucepan, combine the milk and 1 cup chocolate chips. Cook and stir over low heat until chips are melted. Remove from the heat; cool slightly. Stir in egg, almonds and extract. Spread over crust. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpicks inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. In a microwave, melt shortening and remaining chips; drizzle over top. Cut into bars.


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