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Chocolate Toffee Delights

Chocolate Toffee Delights“I combined my favorite shortbread recipe with some ingredients on hand and came up with…

Chocolate Toffee Delights

Chocolate Toffee Delights

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided 3/4 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted and cooled 1 jar (12-1/4 ounces) caramel ice cream topping 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.

In a small bowl, cream butter and 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in extracts.

Combine flour, salt and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Press into a greased 13×9-in.

baking pan.

Bake 10 minutes.

Prick crust with a fork; sprinkle with remaining sugar.

Bake 15 minutes longer or until set.

Meanwhile, place coconut and almonds in a food processor; cover and process until finely chopped.

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Transfer to a small bowl; stir in ice cream topping.

Spread over crust.

Bake 5-10 minutes or until edges are bubbly.

Cool on a wire rack.

In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth.

Drizzle over caramel mixture.

Let stand until chocolate is set.

Cut into bars.

Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts 1 each:

  • 149 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 92mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

Diabetic exchanges; 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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