Chocolate Macaroon Crescent Bars

Flaky crescent dough goes sweet and simple in a chocolaty, nutty dessert bar.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
2
cups flaked or shredded coconut
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1
bag (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
2
tablespoons creamy or crunchy peanut butter
1/2
cup chopped almonds, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 2 rectangles. Place lengthwise in pan. Press in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides to form crust, pressing edges and perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 2 rectangles. Place lengthwise in pan. Press in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides to form crust.
  • 3 Sprinkle coconut evenly over crust. In medium bowl, mix condensed milk and almond extract; drizzle over coconut.
  • 4 Bake 16 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown and filling is set. Cool in pan on cooling rack 15 minutes.
  • 5 In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips over low heat, stirring frequently. Stir in peanut butter. Spread chocolate mixture over bars; sprinkle with almonds. Refrigerate until chocolate is set, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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