Linda's Holiday M&m Candy Bar Pizza

READY IN: 46mins
SERVES: 8-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine
  • 12
    cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 12
    cup cocoa
  • 1
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 12
    ounces miniature M&M's chocolate candies, divided (or 1 cup chocolate chips and 1 cup M&Ms)
  • 2
    cups candy bars, cut up (I use Snickers and Butterfingers, but use any you like)
  • 23
    cup coconut, fine or 2/3 cup coconut, flaked
  • 1
    (12 ounce) jar caramel topping (or 1 bag caramels, melted)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cream shortening, then combine thoroughly with sugars.
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  • Sift together the flour, cocoa, and baking powder. Stir into batter.
  • Stir in 1/2 of the M&Ms (or 1 cup chocolate chips.)
  • Spread batter onto a 14" lightly greased pizza pan.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  • Remove pan, and spread candy bar pieces evenly over pizza while hot.
  • Top with coconut.
  • Return to oven, and bake additional 3-5 minutes.
  • Stir the candy pieces and coconut together on the pizza, with a fork, just to blend.
  • Drizzle on melted caramels or caramel topping.
  • Sprinkle remaining M&Ms over top, and lightly press into the caramel.
  • Let cool and cut.
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