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East End Bars Recipe

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Linda Holmes
Added: Saturday, June 28, 2008


1/2 c. butter
1/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. cocoa
1 egg beaten
1/2 c. chopped nuts
2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1 c. flaked coconut
1/4 c. butter
3 tbsp. milk
2 tbsp. vanilla instant pudding
2 c. powdered sugar
4 squares semi-sweet chocolate
1 tbsp. butter

Mix the 1/2 c. butter, 1/3 c.sugar, cocoa, vanilla and egg. Heat while stirring untill consistency of custard. Remove from heat. Add crumbs, nuts, and coconut. Pack into a 8" square pan. Refrigerate.
Next, mix the 1/4 c. butter, 3 T. milk, 2 T. vanilla pudding and 2 c. p. sugar. Beat well, then spread over first mixture. Refrigerate.
Melt the chocolate squares and the 1 T. butter. spread over the top of the bars and refrigerate. Cut into small squares.

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