"Somewhere along the way, Grams picked up this Almond Joy bar recipe which became an instant classic in the family. The thing was, Almond Joy bars were next to impossible to find in Canada. So every Spring, along with a large amount of luggage she'd bring back to Canada with her at least one suitcase with Almond Joy bars and other goodies from the states. She'd then get to baking…"
1 ¾ cups graham cracker crumbs
¼ cup cocoa powder
2 tablespoons sugar
¾ cup butter melted
1 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 cup milk or dark chocolate chips
1 ⅔ Almond Joy Coconut & Almond bits
1 cup chopped nuts (pecans)
Pre-heat oven to 350F.
In a bowl stir together graham cracker crumbs, cocoa and sugar; stir in butter.
Press mixture on bottom of ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumbs. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, Almond Joy bits, and nuts on top; press down firmly.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until bubbly around edges.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack; cover. Let stand at room temperature about 8 hours before cutting into bars.