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Heavenly Almond Joy Brownies

The brownie base for this recipe is adapted from the Southern Lady Cooks

Heavenly Almond Joy Brownies ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #decadent #brownie #recipe

The idea for these brownies actually happened last summer. I was going to make a chocolate zucchini cake and top it with the classic Almond Joy ingredients. Both coconut and almonds are so delicious toasted, so putting them atop a chocolatey baked something with some good-quality chocolate chips, well there you have a bit of heaven.

Heavenly Almond Joy Brownies ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #decadent #brownie #recipe

The “Base” for these incredible treats is called “Heavenly Brownies” and kicking it up a notch by adding the toasted almonds and coconut and chocolate, well, I will just warn you to be careful, these are dangerous and once you have started eating them, you may have a hard time stopping. I immediately packaged mine up and took it to my friends who are having an art sale this weekend. They were devoured quickly much to my delight.

Heavenly Almond Joy Brownies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 12 - 24 brownies, depending on how big you cut them

Heavenly Almond Joy Brownies

Ingredients

    For the brownie batter:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine or 12 tablespoons, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • For the topping:
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Spray a 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, cocoa, and salt. Stir in the eggs, butter and vanilla until well mixed. Pour the batter into the baking pan and spread it out evenly in the pan. Sprinkle with almonds, coconut and chocolate chips (in that order).
  3. Bake at 350 for 30 - 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and the coconut and nuts are nicely toasted. Let cool, then cut into squares.

Notes

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Heavenly Almond Joy Brownies ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #decadent #brownie #recipe

This recipe was shared at Sweet & Savoury SundayMix it Up MondayMelt in your Mouth MondayInspiration Monday, Bake Fest and Hearth & Soul Bloghop.

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2 Responses

  1. Just picture me drooling here… what else an I say? xoxo

    December 15, 2013 at 6:36 pm

    • Ann

      I wish I could hand you one, Michele!

      December 15, 2013 at 7:13 pm