Chocolate-Almond Bars

Southern Living
Makes 3 dozen

Ingredients

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1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup HELLMANN'S Real Mayonnaise
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (12-oz.) package milk chocolate morsels
1 1/2 cups sliced almonds

Preparation

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 17 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes
Cook: 2 Hours

Beat brown sugar and mayonnaise at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg and vanilla, beating until blended.

Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to mayonnaise mixture, beating until blended.

Press dough into an ungreased 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

Bake at 350° for 15 to 17 minutes or until golden. Place pan on a wire rack. Sprinkle chocolate morsels over warm cookie. Let stand 5 minutes; spread chocolate evenly over top. Sprinkle with almonds. Cool in pan on a wire rack 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until completely cool. Cut into squares.

Created date

August 2007