Recipes and Cooking Almond Crunch Bars At the store, opt for a shelf-stable, no-stir almond butter. These work better in recipes, since it can be difficult to fully blend natural nut butters that separate. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 4, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Prep Time: 30 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 30 mins Servings: 48 Yield: 48 bars Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 30 vanilla creme sandwich cookies ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter, melted 1 12 ounce jar almond butter* 2 cup powdered sugar ½ cup butter, softened ¼ cup heavy cream ½ cup chopped toasted almonds 6 ounce white baking chocolate, chopped Coarsely chopped red and green chocolate-covered candy-coated milk chocolate almonds Directions Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges. For crust, in a food processor combine cookies and salt. Cover and process until crumbs form. Add melted butter. Cover and pulse just until combined. Press mixture evenly in bottom of prepared pan. Reserve 1/3 cup of the almond butter. In a large bowl beat remaining almond butter, the powdered sugar, softened butter, and cream with a mixer on low to medium until smooth and fluffy. Stir in almonds. Spread evenly over crust in pan. In a small saucepan heat and stir white chocolate and the reserved almond butter over low until smooth and melted. Spread over layers in pan. Sprinkle with candies. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or until set. Use foil to lift uncut bars from pan. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 1 week or freeze up to 3 months. *Tip If needed, stir almond butter until evenly smooth. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 139 Calories 9g Fat 13g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 48 Calories 139 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 12mg 4% Sodium 76mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 13g 5% Total Sugars 10g Protein 2g Vitamin C 0.4mg 2% Calcium 33mg 3% Iron 0.3mg 2% Potassium 49mg 1% Folate, total 7.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.