Chocolate Amaretto Bars

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Crust
  • 3
    cups flour
  • 1
    cup butter, cut into pieces and softened
  • 12
    cup packed brown sugar
  • Filling
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 14
    cup amaretto liqueur or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (she has only used the amaretto)
  • 2
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1
    tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2
    cups sliced almonds
  • 1
    (12 ounce) bag NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels (you need 1 2/3 cups for recipe and the rest to drizzle on top of bars)
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DIRECTIONS

  • For crust:
  • Beat flour, butter and brown sugar in large bowl until crumbly.
  • Press into greased 13 x 9 inch baking pan.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • For Filling:
  • Beat eggs, corn syrup, sugar, liqueur or extract, butter and cornstarch, in medium bowl with wire whisk.
  • Stir in almonds and 1 2/3 cups morsels.
  • Pour and spread over hot crust.
  • Bake at 350 for 25 to 30 minutes or until center is set.
  • Cool in pan to room temperature on wire rack.
  • Take rest of morsels and melt in microwave or in double boiler on stove top and drizzle on top of bars.
  • Let chocolate firm and bars cool and then cut into bars.
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