Chocolate Almond Cereal Bars

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    1 hour 50 minutes

    Using Coco Pops these are a light yet decadent snack bar that is easy to make. If you don't like almonds you can top with something else.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 125g unsalted butter
    • 1 cup (155g) brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 cups Coco Pops(TM)
    • 1 cup (250ml) milk chocolate chips
    • 3/4 cup almonds

    Directions
    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:1hour cooling  ›  Ready in:1hour50min 

    1. Heat oven to 165 degrees C. Line a 20cm square cake tin with heavy-duty foil folding the foil over the edges of the tin.
    2. Put butter in tin and melt in oven. Add brown sugar, golden syrup and vanilla; stir to mix.
    3. Add cereal and stir with a spoon then mix with fingers until thoroughly coated. Place baking paper on top and press down gently but firmly.
    4. Bake for 25 minutes until entire surface is bubbly. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and let stand for chips to soften.
    5. Spread chips then sprinkle with almonds pressing gently into chocolate. Let cool until just warm then refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight before cutting.
    6. Using foil as a lifter remove from the tin without inverting then peel off the foil. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.

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    I found the flavor of brown sugar a little to strong but my boyfriend enjoyed them. I may try this again.  -  06 Mar 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    2.24.19 First, I have to say that this did not even come close to what I thought I was making which was “chocolate rice crispy treats” which I could cut into bars. I bought a box of Kellogg's Cocoa Krispies®, tasted it, and found this cereal super sweet. The only deviation I made from the recipe instructions was reducing the amount of the brown sugar. When this came out of the oven, bubbling, I sprinkled the chocolate chips on the top, waited a few minutes for them to soften, but they didn’t soften enough to spread them. The recipe doesn’t tell you what kind of almonds to use (whole, slivers, sliced?), so I used sliced, but was unable to even press them down into the chocolate because the chips hadn’t softened enough. I put this in the fridge overnight, and what I ended up with is something that tastes like candy. It falls apart when you try to cut it, almonds and chips falling off, and looks like you’ve broken apart a large piece of candy bark, just not easy at all to eat. Not sure what went wrong here, but I won’t be making this again. I’m giving this 2 stars because it didn’t taste bad, but this was a huge disappointment!  -  24 Feb 2019  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)