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Chocolate Amaretto Bars

Chocolate Amaretto Bars
15 min
38 min
30 bars (2 1/2 dozen)
Chocolate Amaretto Bars feature a delicious layer of chocolate fudge with a hint of amaretto on a buttery crust. Top it all off with a drizzling of chocolate and you've got an amazing dessert.
Key Ingredients
A yellow bag of semi-sweet morsels with a red label beside a gooey chocolate chip cookie and chocolate morsels.
Morsels and Baking Ingredients
NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
12 oz.
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, cut into pieces, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup amaretto liqueur or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups sliced almonds
  • 2 cups (12-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided
Make It
Step 1
Preheat oven to 350º F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
Step 2
Beat flour, 3/4 cup butter and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until crumbly. Press into prepared baking pan.
Step 3
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Step 4
Beat eggs, corn syrup, granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, cornstarch and liqueur in medium bowl with wire whisk. Stir in almonds and 1 2/3 cups morsels. Pour over hot crust; spread evenly.
Step 5
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Step 6
Place remaining 1/3 cup morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 30 to 45 seconds; knead. Microwave at 10- to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over bars. Refrigerate for a few minutes to firm chocolate before cutting into bars.
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