Virtual Cookie Exchange

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Chocolate Coconut Fancies Squares

These are one of my most favorite squares and I honestly have a problem stopping at just a few....

What you will need:

1st layer: (Crust)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup of white sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups crushed Graham wafers
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup nuts
2nd layer: (frosting)
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp hot milk
  • 1/2 tsp almond flavoring
3rd layer:
  • 2 squares of chocolate
  • 1 tsp  margarine
4th layer:
  • 1/4 cup coconut 
How to make them:
  1. For the 1st layer put the butter or margarine, white sugar, cocoa, vanilla and egg in a double boiler and cook  on med-low until smooth - approx. 5 minutes.  Add crushed graham wafers, coconut and nuts to mixture and remove from heat.
  2. Press into a lightly greased 9 x 12 pan.
  3. For the 2nd layer mix together margarine, hot milk, icing sugar and almond flavoring - Spread onto 1st mixture.
  4. Melt the 2 squares chocolate and 1 tsp of margarine and let cool - pour on top of frosting layer.
  5. Sprinkle remaining coconut on top.
  6. Place in fridge until cooled.
Enjoy !!

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