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MINI KISSES Coconut Macaroon Bars Recipe

Things You'll Need

  • 3-3/4 cups MOUNDS Sweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1-3/4 cups (10-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S MINI KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

How to Make

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9-inch square baking pan.
  • 2. Stir together coconut, sugar, flour and salt in large bowl. Add egg whites, egg and almond extract; stir until well blended. Stir in chocolates. Spread mixture in prepared pan, covering all chocolate pieces with coconut mixture.
  • 3. Bake 35 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven to wire rack. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover with foil; allow to stand at room temperature about 8 hours or overnight. Cut into bars. Makes 16 bars.
  • VARIATION: Omit chocolate pieces in batter. Immediately after removing pan from oven, place desired number of chocolates on top, pressing down lightly. Cool completely. Cut into bars.