You are here: Home » Recipes » Coconut and Almond Brownies Coconut and Almond Brownies Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 16 servings Chocolate brownies are layered with a cream cheese and coconut mixture then topped with crunchy almonds. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup whole almonds2 tablespoons butter, softened3 ounces cream cheese, softened1/4 cup sugar1 -- egg, beaten1 tablespoon flour1 2/3 cups flaked coconut5 ounces semisweet chocolate1/4 cup butter1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla2 -- eggs, beaten1/2 cup flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 ounce semisweet chocolate, melted Instructions Reserve 16 whole almonds. Chop remaining almonds. Cream 2 tablespoons butter and cream cheese in mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in 1/4 cup sugar. Stir in 1 egg, 1 tablespoon flour and coconut. Add 1/3 cup chopped almonds; mix well. Combine 5 ounces chocolate and 1/4 cup butter in saucepan. Cook over low heat until smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla. Add 2 eggs; mix well. Stir in 1/2 cup flour, baking powder and salt. Add remiaing chopped almonds; mix well. Spread chocolate mixture in greased 8×8-inch baking pan. Top with cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with reserved almonds. Bake at 350F for 40 minutes or until edges pull from sides of pan. Drizzle with 1 ounce melted chocolate. Cool in pan. Cut into squares. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Wheeling’s The Best of Wheeling (Wheeling, West Virginia, 1994).