Almond Joy Cookie Dough Bars Recipe

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Mia Published: July 6, 2021 Modified: July 13, 2021
Almond Joy Cookie Dough Bars Recipe

How To Make Almond Joy Cookie Dough Bars

Turn a classic candy bar into an easy, no-bake dessert that will leave you wanting more each time. These cookie dough bars only need 30 minutes to prep!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking:
Cool Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupunsalted butter
  • ¾cupbrown sugar
  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • cupsall purpose flour
  • ¼cupmilk
  • tspcoconut extract
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • cupscoconut,shredded
  • 1cupalmonds,sliced
  • 1cupmini chocolate chips

For Ganache:

  • 11ozmilk chocolate chips,(1 bag)
  • 6tbspheavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Microwave cold butter for 10 to 15 seconds to soften or leave on the counter for at least 30 minutes.

  2. Combined softened butter with brown sugar and granulated sugar. Cream together until light and fluffy.

  3. Add flour slowly. Dough will become crumbly. Add milk, coconut and vanilla extract and beat on medium speed until dough starts to form.

  4. Lastly, add shredded coconut, almonds and chocolate chips and beat on low speed incorporated.

  5. Line a 9×9-inch glass pan with tin foil. Press cookie dough into pan with a spatula.

  6. To make the ganache, combine chocolate and heavy whipping cream in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 90 seconds.

  7. Remove from microwave and whisk until smooth. Pour ganache over top of cookie dough. Press additional shredded coconut on the top of the bars.

  8. Allow to cool for about 30 minutes. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

  9. Remove from fridge 20 to 30 minutes before serving to allow bars to soften before cutting.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 336.63kcal
  • Fat: 18.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.14g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.18g
  • Fiber: 2.05g
  • Sugar: 27.49g
  • Protein: 3.92g
  • Cholesterol: 29.08mg
  • Sodium: 21.26mg
  • Calcium: 55.73mg
  • Potassium: 86.31mg
  • Iron: 1.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 81.28µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.30mg
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