Gluten- Free Nirvana Bars.. YUM
1/2 cup butter (smart balance)
1 1/2 cups gluten-free chocolate cookies processed into crumbs
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup chopped almonds
1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Place the butter in a baking pan and set it in the oven until the butter is melted. Tilt the pan to coat the bottom evenly.
Sprinkle the cookie crumbs in the buttered pan and toss them to coat; press them into a layer. Pour the condensed milk in the pan. Add a layer of chocolate chips, then a layer of coconut, then almonds. Using the back of a spatula, press the mixture firmly into the pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for about 20 to 25 minutes, until set. Cool completely on a wire rack.
Chill before cutting. Makes 15 to 20 bars.