Coconut Almond Bars
Makes about 36 bars
|1-1/2||cups all-purpose flour|
|1||cup (2 sticks) butter, softened|
|1/2||cup granulated sugar|
|1/2||cup ground almonds|
|1/2||teaspoon almond extract|
|1||cup granulated sugar|
|2||tablespoons all-purpose flour|
|1/2||teaspoon baking powder|
|1||cup flaked coconut|
|3/4||cup lightly toasted slivered almonds, divided|
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine all crust ingredients in small bowl. Beat at low speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl often, until particles are fine, 2 to 3 minutes. Press on bottom of 13X9-inch baking pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
- Combine sugar, egg, flour, baking powder, salt and vanilla in small bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in coconut, 1/2 cup nuts and milk. Pour over hot crust. Sprinkle top with remaining 1/4 cup nuts. Bake an additional 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
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