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Chocolate Mint Christmas Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Mint Christmas Bars, by , is from Mary Jo Gebhardt's Famous Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Jo Gebhardt
Added: Monday, November 24, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cup graham crumbs
1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 beaten egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup melted butter
2 tbsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. dry vanilla pudding mix - not instant
2 cups powdered sugar
green food coloring
peppermint flavoring
12 oz melted chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
Combine cracker crumbs, melted butter, cocoa, powdered sugar, beaten egg, vanilla and pecans. Press into 13 x 9 inch pan and chill. Melt 1/4 cup butter and add 2 tbsp. milk, 1 tsp. vanilla and 2 tsp. pudding mix. Cook until mixture boils and is thick, stirring to prevent burning. Remove from heat and add 2 cups powdered sugar and beat well. Add green food coloring and peppermint flavoring according to taste. Spread over chilled graham cracker layer. Melt chocolate chips and spread over top. Chill before cutting into squares.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
THE ABOVE RECIPE WON IN A COOKING CONTEST!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

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