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Lime-in-the-Coconut Almond Bark

I love the combination of flavors in this tropical treat, and it takes mere minutes to make. If you need something for a school or church bake sale, this will get you out of the kitchen in a flash. —Julie Beckwith, Crete, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    about 1 pound

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 4 teaspoons shortening
  • 2 to 4 drops green food coloring, optional
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted
  • 4 teaspoons grated lime zest

Directions

  • Line a 9-in. square baking pan with foil; set aside. In a microwave, melt chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Stir in food coloring if desired. Stir in the coconut, almonds and lime zest. Spread into prepared pan. Chill until firm, 10-15 minutes.
  • Break into small pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Nutrition Facts
1 ounce: 143 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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