Chocolate Butter Cream Bars

Recipe by Lavender Lynn
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
YIELD: 36 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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