Almond Macaroon Brownies

Bake these chocolate-flavored almond macaroon brownies - a delicious dessert!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 48
 

Ingredients

Brownies

1
(19.5-oz.) pkg. fudge brownie mix
1/2
cup oil
1/4
cup water
2
eggs

Topping

1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2/3
cup sugar
2
tablespoons all purpose or unbleached flour
2
eggs
2
cups coconut
1
cup chopped almonds, toasted if desired*

Glaze and Garnish

1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2
teaspoons oil
48
whole almonds, toasted

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch baking pan. In large bowl, combine all brownie ingredients; beat 50 strokes with spoon. Spread batter in greased pan.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, flour and 2 eggs; beat until smooth. Stir in coconut and 1 cup chopped almonds. Drop spoonfuls of cream cheese mixture over brownie batter; spread evenly.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until light golden brown and center is firm to the touch. Cool 45 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small saucepan, combine chocolate chips and oil. Heat over low heat until chocolate is melted, stirring constantly. Drizzle and spread over brownies. Cut into bars. Garnish each bar with 1 whole almond. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch baking pan. In large bowl, combine all brownie ingredients; beat 50 strokes with spoon. Spread batter in greased pan.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, flour and 2 eggs; beat until smooth. Stir in coconut and 1 cup chopped almonds. Drop spoonfuls of cream cheese mixture over brownie batter; spread evenly.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until light golden brown and center is firm to the touch. Cool 45 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small saucepan, combine chocolate chips and oil. Heat over low heat until chocolate is melted, stirring constantly. Drizzle and spread over brownies. Cut into bars. Garnish each bar with 1 whole almond. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

* To toast almonds, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 350°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Or, spread in thin layer in microwave-safe pie pan. Microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes or until light golden brown, stirring frequently.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.