• Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 50 mins
  • Serves: 16

Easy Almond Bars

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 Ingredients List

  • Base
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cold cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cold water
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 3/4 cup slivered almonds


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line an 8 x 8 pan with parchment or spray bottom of pan with baking spray.

Mix together flour, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl. Add in butter and use a pastry blender to cut in the butter until it looks like coarse meal.

Add in cold water and mix with a fork until the dough comes together.

Press dough into bottom of pan and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

Remove from oven and turn oven up to 400 degrees F.

Let base cool and mix together topping. In a saucepan, mix together cream, sugar and extract over medium heat until it comes to a rolling boil. Stir occasionally. About 2-3 minutes

Remove from heat and stir in almonds. Allow to cool for 15 minutes.

Pour warm topping over baked base. Make sure almonds are evenly distributed.

Bake for 25-30 more minutes. Allow to cool. Run a sharp knife around the edge of the bars as they cool to loosen them. Cut into pieces after they cool.

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