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Layered Coconut Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shanna Lasley
Added: Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 cup vanilla wafer crumbs (about 30 wafers)
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
3/4 cup flaked coconut
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
Candied Fruit, optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a small bowl, combine butter and crumbs until crumbly. Press into an ungreased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, walnuts and coconut. Pour milk over all. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Decorate with candied fruit if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9 bars

 

 

 

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