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Cookie Bars with Chocolate Chips -Recipie


* 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
* 1-1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
* 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
* 1 cup divided cold butter
* 1 egg, slightly beaten
* 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons (5-oz. can) evaporated milk, divided
* 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.)divided
* 1/2 cup light corn syrup
* 1-1/2 cups sliced almonds

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Stir together flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and baking powder in medium bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup butter until mixture forms coarse crumbs. Stir in egg and 2 tablespoons evaporated milk.

3.Stir until mixture holds together in ball shape.

4.Press onto bottom and 1/4-inch up sides of 15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch jelly roll pan.

5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

6.Remove from oven, leaving oven on. Sprinkle 1-1/2 cups chocolate chips evenly over crust. Do NOT spread chips= leave them as the were sprinkled.

7. Place remaining 1-1/2 cups sugar, remaining 1/2 cup butter, remaining 1/2 cup evaporated milk and corn syrup in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; stir in almonds stirring to 240°F on candy thermometer

8.Remove from heat. Immediately spoon almond mixture evenly over chips and crust; do NOT spread.

9. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or just until almond mixture is golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips; cool completely. Cut into bars. About 4 dozen bars.


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