Coconut Macaroon Bars

3/4 c. all purpose flour
1/4 c. confectioners sugar
1/4 c. butter (room temperature)
1/2 tsp. almond flavoring
1 egg yolk
1 c. walnuts (chopped)
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
2 2/3 c. flaked coconut
1/2 c. semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9 x 9 square pan. Mix first five ingredients with spoon (dough will be crumbly). Gently press into prepared pan. Bake 13 minutes or until edges are golden brown and center is firm. Mix together walnuts, milk and coconut and pour over baked layer. Bake an additional 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately pour sprinkle with chocolate chips and let stand until chips are softened. Spread carefully. Chill uncovered for 1 – 2 hours until chocolate is firm. Cut into 6 by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

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