Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Almond-Macaroon Brownies

This dessert makes a great Christmas treat!

Almond-Macaroon Brownies

Ingredients

6 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup chopped almonds

Topping

1 – 3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 cup flaked coconut
1/3 cup chopped almonds
16 whole almonds
1 oz. semisweet chocolate, melted

Directions

~Preheat oven at 350°.

~In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Add flour and chopped almonds. Spread into a greased 8″ square baking pan.

~In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, egg, and flour until smooth. Stir in coconut and chopped almonds. Spread over brownie layer. Evenly place whole almonds over the top.

~Bake 35 to 40 minutes or (until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs). Do not over-bake. Cool on a wire rack.

~Drizzle with melted chocolate.

~Makes 16 brownies.


Copyright © 2021 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Comments are temporarily closed. A new and improved comments section will be added soon.