Total Time
25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

Just like the heading states, DREAM BARS, that's just what they are, delicious...easy, and no bake. If you don't have any espresso, regular instant coffee granule can be used

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Coat an 8" x 8" square pan with butter or oil.
  2. FOR BOTTOM LAYER: Melt 1/2 cup butter in a bowl in the microwave.
  3. Stir in the cocoa, sugar and 4 tbsp of the ground coffee.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla; mix completely.
  5. Gradually stir in the graham cracker crumbs (mixture will be thick).
  6. Mix in nuts and the coconut.
  7. Press into pan; chill.
  8. Cream 1/4 cup of the butter until soft.
  9. Gradually add the sugar; mix until smooth.
  10. Stir in ONLY enough liquid expresso to make mixture smooth and easy to spread.
  11. Spread the mixture over the bottom layer.
  12. FOR TOP LAYER: Melt the chocolate and the remaining 1 tbsp butter in the microwave.
  13. Stir in remaining of the GROUND coffee.
  14. Spread thinly and evenly over the second layer; Chill.
  15. After the top layer is set (refrigerate for at least 1 hour), cut into squares and serve.

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