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Almond Toffee Bars

January 31, 2019Teresa

Almond Toffee Bars are absolutely spectacular. The bottom layer is like shortbread. Then the top layer combines toffee, coconut and almonds. After baking, the bars are sprinkled with powdered sugar. Yes, these bar-type cookies are so, so mouthwatering.

We finally got through most of our freezer cookies at the end of last year. So it was time for me to stock up the freezer again. John likes to give them away as treats on a regular basis. I’m always culling through cookbooks and Internet sites for new baking ideas. I actually had saved this electronically years ago but had never made it. I was looking for a few recipes where I had all the ingredients on hand. I didn’t want to have to make a trip to the grocery store. So when I checked out this ingredient list, I decided to go for it.

I have to admit, these bars turned out fantastic. Each bite was so drool-worthy. They are perfect for tailgating parties, potlucks, even for Valentine’s Day or the Super Bowl. They’re great for family or company. If you enjoy toffee, you’ll love these delicious blondie-type bars. While they are not some of the most beautiful bars you will ever see, they certainly are some of the best tasting. They will surely cure any sweet tooth craving you have, too. If you enjoy the flavors of toffee, coconut and almonds, these cookies are a “must make” for you! Better get on it. These will be eaten up fast.

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Almond Toffee Bars are spectacular!

Almond Toffee Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | each delicious bar-type #cookie is filled with #toffee, #coconut & #almonds. They're irresistible & so delicious. #dessert #AlmondDessert #ToffeeDessert #HolidayDessert #ValentinesDayDessert #SuperBowlDessert #Tailgating

Shortbread forms the crust and there’s a toffee filling with coconut and almonds. So delicious.

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We loved the way Almond Toffee Bars turned out.

Here’s what I did.

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I used these ingredients.

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For the crust layer: Soften butter; place in a mixing bowl. Add Crisco shortening and part of the brown sugar.

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Mix with an electric mixer until well combined.

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Add UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour.

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Continue mixing with mixer until coarse crumbs form. This will take about a minute.

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Press crumbs into a greased 9×13″ glass baking dish.

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Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until the edges start to brown.

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Meanwhile, make toffee layer: Place eggs, remaining brown sugar, vanilla, baking powder and salt in a mixing bowl.

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Whisk ingredients until smooth.

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Add coconut and almonds.

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Stir to combine.

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Spread toffee filling over top of hot, baked crust.

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Continue baking at 350 for 30-45 minutes or until the center is firm to the touch.

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Cool completely before sprinkling with powdered sugar and cutting into bars.

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Almond Toffee Bars are irresistible.

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These bars will surely cure any sweet tooth craving.

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Almond Toffee Bars are terrific for tailgating parties, potlucks or even to take to soccer games or practice.

Here’s the recipe.

ALMOND TOFFEE BARS

(Recipe adapted from Cooks Recipes)

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These rich, decadent bar-type cookies have a shortbread crust and a toffee layer with coconut and almonds. They are absolutely spectacular and perfect for tailgating parties, potlucks, Valentine's Day or the Super Bowl. Every bite will rock your world!
Almond Toffee Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | each delicious bar-type #cookie is filled with #toffee, #coconut & #almonds. They're irresistible & so delicious. #dessert #AlmondDessert #ToffeeDessert #HolidayDessert #ValentinesDayDessert #SuperBowlDessert #Tailgating
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Almond Toffee Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | each delicious bar-type #cookie is filled with #toffee, #coconut & #almonds. They're irresistible & so delicious. #dessert #AlmondDessert #ToffeeDessert #HolidayDessert #ValentinesDayDessert #SuperBowlDessert #Tailgating
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a bowl, with an electric mixer at medium speed, beat the butter, shortening and 1/2 cup brown sugar until smooth.
  3. Add the flour and continue mixing until a coarse grain forms.
  4. (I mixed for about a minute).
  5. Press flour mixture onto the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13” glass baking dish.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes, or until the edges begin to brown.
  7. To make toffee: In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, 1 cup brown sugar, baking powder, salt and vanilla until creamy.
  8. Fold in the coconut and almonds.
  9. Pour coconut-almond mixture into the pre-baked crust.
  10. Continue baking 30 to 45 minutes at 350° or until the center is set.
  11. Cool baking dish completely on a cooling rack.
  12. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  13. Slice bars into finger-size portions to serve.
Recipe Notes

NOTE: I took this out at 30 minutes and thought it would be done because the top was well browned. But when I delicately touched the center it was still very soft. I put the dish back in the oven for another 10 minutes and this time the top was firm and set. So, make sure you actually test this rather than baking merely by time or appearance.

Recipe adapted from Cooks Recipes.
© Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen
Almond Toffee Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | each delicious bar-type #cookie is filled with #toffee, #coconut & #almonds. They're irresistible & so delicious. #dessert #AlmondDessert #ToffeeDessert #HolidayDessert #ValentinesDayDessert #SuperBowlDessert #Tailgating

Almond Toffee Bars are terrific for tailgating parties and the Super Bowl!

Almond Toffee Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | each delicious bar-type #cookie is filled with #toffee, #coconut & #almonds. They're irresistible & so delicious. #dessert #AlmondDessert #ToffeeDessert #HolidayDessert #ValentinesDayDessert #SuperBowlDessert #Tailgating

If you enjoy toffee desserts, you’ll love these cookies.

Almond Toffee Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | each delicious bar-type #cookie is filled with #toffee, #coconut & #almonds. They're irresistible & so delicious. #dessert #AlmondDessert #ToffeeDessert #HolidayDessert #ValentinesDayDessert #SuperBowlDessert #Tailgating

Every bite of Almond Toffee Bars will have you drooling.

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Print Recipe
Almond Toffee Bars BigOven - Save recipe or add to grocery list Yum
These rich, decadent bar-type cookies have a shortbread crust and a toffee layer with coconut and almonds. They are absolutely spectacular and perfect for tailgating parties, potlucks, Valentine's Day or the Super Bowl. Every bite will rock your world!
Almond Toffee Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | each delicious bar-type #cookie is filled with #toffee, #coconut & #almonds. They're irresistible & so delicious. #dessert #AlmondDessert #ToffeeDessert #HolidayDessert #ValentinesDayDessert #SuperBowlDessert #Tailgating
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Almond Toffee Bars | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | each delicious bar-type #cookie is filled with #toffee, #coconut & #almonds. They're irresistible & so delicious. #dessert #AlmondDessert #ToffeeDessert #HolidayDessert #ValentinesDayDessert #SuperBowlDessert #Tailgating
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a bowl, with an electric mixer at medium speed, beat the butter, shortening and 1/2 cup brown sugar until smooth.
  3. Add the flour and continue mixing until a coarse grain forms.
  4. (I mixed for about a minute).
  5. Press flour mixture onto the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13” glass baking dish.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes, or until the edges begin to brown.
  7. To make toffee: In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, 1 cup brown sugar, baking powder, salt and vanilla until creamy.
  8. Fold in the coconut and almonds.
  9. Pour coconut-almond mixture into the pre-baked crust.
  10. Continue baking 30 to 45 minutes at 350° or until the center is set.
  11. Cool baking dish completely on a cooling rack.
  12. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  13. Slice bars into finger-size portions to serve.
Recipe Notes

NOTE: I took this out at 30 minutes and thought it would be done because the top was well browned. But when I delicately touched the center it was still very soft. I put the dish back in the oven for another 10 minutes and this time the top was firm and set. So, make sure you actually test this rather than baking merely by time or appearance.

Recipe adapted from Cooks Recipes.
© Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen

4 Comments

  • mary anderson

    February 14, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    i really loving your site first i saw that raspberry donuts and noe this seems to be delicious! its look like a halwa which is famous in south asian countries!

    1. Teresa

      February 15, 2019 at 10:10 am

      Hi Mary. Yes, these really are delicious. So rich with the caramel-toffee filling in the middle.

  • Kimberly Andrew

    January 31, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    Can’t wait to try these. I have a chocolate toffee bar recipe that was my mom’s and I’ve itching to give it a try this year. Maybe I’ll do both, and then share with friends and neighbors. 🙂

    1. Teresa

      January 31, 2019 at 3:23 pm

      Sounds like a great idea, Kim. I’d love to make your chocolate toffee bar recipe. Why don’t you send me the recipe some time and I’ll make it and post it?

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