Chocolate Amaretto Bars

Chocolate Amaretto Bars

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2
15 min.
prep
73 min.
total
30 bars (2 1/2 dozen)

Chocolate Amaretto Bars feature a delicious layer of chocolate fudge with a hint of amaretto on a buttery crust. Top it all off with a drizzling of chocolate and you've got an amazing dessert.

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, cut into pieces, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • FILLING
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup amaretto liqueur or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups sliced almonds
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE (recipe follows)
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PREHEAT oven to 350º F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

FOR CRUST:
BEAT
flour, butter and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until crumbly. Press into prepared baking pan.

BAKE for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

FOR FILLING:
BEAT
eggs, corn syrup, granulated sugar, butter, cornstarch and liqueur in medium bowl with wire whisk. Stir in almonds and 1 2/3 cups morsels. Pour over hot crust; spread evenly.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

FOR CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE:
PLACE
remaining 1/3 cup morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 30 to 45 seconds; knead. Microwave at 10- to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over bars. Refrigerate for a few minutes to firm chocolate before cutting into bars.

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Sweet and Sophisticated

Easy to make and very sweet and delicious. Makes a beautiful, sophisticated presentation.

- Stacy Petromanolakis from Virginia Beach, VA

Yummy Chocolate Amaretto Bar

This was so easy to make and soo good.I make this for my mother who love Amaretto.With one bit she said that this is Incredible good.She got the recipe and went home to put this in her recipe box.I definatey will be making this again Thank You.

- patricia johnson from Lufkin, TX

Oh so good

These amaretto bars were a hit at the bake sale.

- Evonne Robertson from Fraser, MI

Good to have

These are good and chocolatey bars. For me they were nothing out of the ordinary as I have another similar recipe, but if you have nothing like them in your recipe box, add this to it. They are easy and quick to make.

- MICHELLE CHADD from TWIN FALLS, ID

yummy

Wow, so good and easy to make. Makes a lovely presentation too!

- Leslie Vassallo from QUAKERTOWN, PA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/30 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 30

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 250
  • Calories from Fat: 110
  • Total Fat: 12g (19% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 6g (29% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 40mg (14% of DV)
  • Sodium: 60mg (2% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 30g (10% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (6% of DV)
  • Sugars: 20g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Vitamin A: 4% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 2% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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