Chocolate Butter Cream Bars

Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 30 mins

This is a recipe my DD wants me to make this Christmas for her. It came from a Holiday Desserts book from Land o Lakes. There is 2.5 hours chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine 1/2 C butter, 1/4 powdered sugar and cocoa in 2 qt saucepan.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until butter is melted(3-4 minutes).
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in 2 tsp vanilla, 1/4 C half&half, graham cracker crumbs, coconut and walnuts.
  5. Press mixture into bottom of ungreased 8" square baking pan.
  6. Combine remaining 1/2 C butter, remaining 1&3/4 C powdered sugar, remaining 1 tsp vanilla and 2 T half&half in large mixer bowl.
  7. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until light and fluffy(2-3 minutes.
  8. Spread evenly over crust.
  9. Refrigerate until firm(30 minutes).
  10. Combine 2 T butter, corn syrup, and 2 T half&half in 1 qt saucepan.
  11. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally,.
  12. until mixture comes to a boil(2-3 minutes).
  13. Remove from heat; stir in chocolate melted.
  14. Stir in enough powdered sugar for desired spreading consistency.
  15. Spread evenly over filling.
  16. Cover; Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until serving time.
  17. Store in refrigerator.


Most Helpful

What a delightful, no-bake square! Easy to make, lovely texture, I only used about 1/2 cup powdered sugar in the icing, came out perfect. Quite sweet, you could even leave out the sugar in the bottom layer and glaze altogether.

5thCourse December 05, 2007

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