Almond Macaroon Brownies

Title: Almond Macaroon Brownies
Categories: Cookies
Yield: 16 Servings

3 oz Cream cheese
6 tb Butter or margarine
3/4 c Sugar
3 Eggs
1/2 c Flour
1 tb Flour
1 2/3 c Flaked coconut
1 c Whole blanched almonds
6 oz Semisweet chocolate
1/2 ts Vanilla
1/2 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt

Beat cream cheese and 2 tablespoons butter until softened. Beat in 1/4 cup
sugar. Stir in 1 egg, 1 tablespoon flour and coconut. Reserve 16 whole
almonds, chop the rest. Stir in 1/3 cup chopped almonds; set aside. Melt 5
oz chocolate and remaining butter (4 T) over low heat, until melted. Remove
from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla. Beat in 2 eggs. Stir in 1/2
cup flour, baking powder and salt. Add remaining chopped almonds. Spread
cheese batter on top. Garnish with whole almonds. Bake for 40 minutes until
cake tester comes out clean, don’t overbake. Melt remaining square of
chocolate and drizzle over the brownies. Cool in pan. Cut into squares.
Recipe can be doubled.

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