Friday, October 8, 2010
White Chocolate Cherry Macaroon Bars
White Chocolate Cherry Macaroon Bars Printable recipe
3 cups flour
1 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
3/4 cup corn syrup
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup amaretto
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 cups almonds, sliced
2 cups white chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups dried tart cherries, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix together the flour, 1 cup of butter, and brown sugar until crumbly.
Press into a parchment lined and greased 13x9 baking pan.
Bake for 15 minutes.
While crust is baking prepare filling:
Beat together the eggs, corn syrup, brown sugar, granulated sugar, amaretto, melted butter, and cornstarch until well blended.
Stir in the almonds, white chocolate chips, and the cherries.
Pour filling over hot crust.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Cool in pan for 20 minutes.
Loosen edges with a butter knife, and lift out of baking pan.
Allow to cool completely.
Melt semi-sweet chocolate chips in microwave, stirring every 30 seconds.
Drizzle melted chocolate over bars, allow chocolate to set and cut into small squares.