Amaretto Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
 
 
Serves: 16 cookie bars
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Amaretti Macaroons Italian biscuit crumbs
  • 1 stick butter
  • 8.5 ounce package Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix
  • ½ can sweetened condensed milk
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup sweetened, shredded coconut
  • 1 TBS water
Instructions
  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a 9-inch square baking dish with parchment paper or coat thoroughly with cooking spray.
  3. Pulse Amaretti cookies in a food processer until coursely ground.
  4. Melt ½ stick of butter and add to cookie crumbs, mixing until coated.
  5. Press cookie crumbs into the bottom of your greased or parchment-lined baking pan.
  6. Top with chocolate chips and coconut.
  7. Pour sweeteneed condensed milk over chocolate chips and coconut.
  8. Prepare cookie dough, according to package directions, using ½ stick of softened butter and 1 Tablespoon of water. Mix well until a soft dough forms.
  9. Spread cookie dough over the chips, coconut and sweetened condensed milk.
  10. Bake for 35 minutes or until cookie dough is set.
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool before cutting.
Notes
You may substitute Graham crackers, shortbread or any type of cookie for the Amaretti cookies to make the crust.
Feel free to experiment with different flavors of baking chips and cookie mixes, as well.
Recipe by Atta Girl Says at https://www.attagirlsays.com/chocolate-chip-cookie-bars/