Almond Macaroon Brownies

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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