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Napoleon's Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Napoleon's Bars, by , is from Jeannette and Friends , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Iva Dennis
Added: Friday, June 27, 2008


1/2 C. butter
1/4 C. cocoa
1 t. vanilla
1 egg slightly beaten
2 C. finely crushed graham crackers
1 C. flaked coconut
1/2 C. butter
3 T. milk
1 (3/4 oz.) pkg. vanilla instant pudding
2 C. 10X sugar
1 (6 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate morsels
2 T. butter

1st Layer.Combine 1/2 c. butter, sugar, cocoa, and vanilla in top part of double boiler. Cook over simmering water until butter melts. Stir in egg and continue cooking until mixture is thick (about 3 minutes).
Blend in graham cracker crumbs and coconut.
Press into buttered 9 inch pan.
2nd Layer. Cream 1/2 butter well. Stir in milk, pudding mix and 10X sugar. Beat until fluffy. Spread evenly over crust. Chill until firm.
3rd Layer. Melt chocolate and butter over simmering
water in top of double boiler. Cool, spread over pudding layer. Chill, cut into bars.
Yield: about 44 bars.

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