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Almond Bars
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Baking Time
18-43 minutes
Oven Temperature
350 F
Pan Size
9" X 13" pan

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup cold butter
3 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 can (12-1/2 oz) almond filling
1 cup sliced almonds
1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon Crisco shortening
In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Pat into pan coated with cooking spray. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk the egg whites, sugar and almond filling until blended. Stir in almonds. Pour over crust. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until set. Cool completely on wire rack.

Melt chocolate chips and shortening in bowl in microwave. Pour into small Ziploc bag, snip the corner and drizzle over bars. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.