Ghirardelli Chocolate-Almond Bars

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Pure comfort. Bite into one of these and your Winter Blahs will disappear!!

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup Ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips (or half raisins)
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/8 cup sliced almonds (for topping)

Preheat Oven to 350 and line 8X8 baking pan with foil.  Cream butter & sugar, add egg, and continue mixing until light and fluffy. Add almond & vanilla extracts, baking powder & salt.  Add almond meal, flour, chocolate chips, coconut & 1/2 cup sliced almonds. Mix until combined.  Press into prepared pan, sprinkle with 1/8 cup sliced almonds and bake about 20-25 minutes until lightly browned.  Cool completely, remove from pan along with foil, and cut into bars. Makes 25 small bars.

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