German Chocolate Bars

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Dreamgoddess

These delicious brownies are laden with coconut and pecans on the inside and topped with a delicious German chocolate frosting. Absolutely yummy! From Family Circle.

Top Review by Chef on the coast

This recipe was amazing! I actually made 2 pans. One for home and one to take to our church youth group. I loved the frosting especially. These were a huge hit and can't wait to make them again for work! Sorry this review is also late. Peaches needed to get done - they refused to wait. lol Made for the September 2010 Aussie/NZ recipe swap. I will post pics later.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brownies: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 13x9" pan with cooking spray.
  3. Combine the brownie mix, egg, water, oil and coconut extract in a large bowl.
  4. Mix just until blended.
  5. Stir in the 1/2 c coconut and 1/2 c pecans.
  6. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until done.
  7. Frosting: Combine 3/4 c sugar, butter, milk and egg yolks in a saucepan.
  8. Cook on medium high heat, stirring, until thickened (about 13-15 minutes).
  9. Add in the 1 c coconut, 3/4 c pecans and vanilla.
  10. Cook about 2 more minutes.
  11. When the brownies are done, pour on the warm topping and spread to the edges.
  12. Cool 20 minutes on a wire rack.
  13. Chill until ready to serve.
  14. You can use the foil to life the brownies out of the pan to make slicing easier.

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