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Coconut-Pecan-Fudge Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amber Danner
Added: Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Base:
1/2 cup Pillsbury® Fudge Supreme double chocolate premium brownie mix (from 15.8-oz box), reserving remaining mix for filling
6 Nature Valley® pecan crunch crunchy granola bars (3 pouches from 8.9-oz box), crushed (heaping 1 cup)*
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans or pecan pieces
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
Filling:
Remaining dry brownie mix
Chocolate Syrup (from mix)
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
1 egg or 1/4 cup fat-free egg product or 1 egg white
Topping:
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans or pecan pieces
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
3/4 cup flaked coconut
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Garnish, if desired
Whipped cream or ice cream
Additional crushed Nature Valley® pecan crunch crunchy granola bars

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark pan). Grease bottom only of 9- or 8-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray. Set Chocolate Syrup aside. In medium bowl, mix all base ingredients. Spread mixture in pan, pressing down evenly with back of spoon or fork.
2. In large bowl, beat all filling ingredients 50 strokes with spoon. Spoon and spread batter evenly over base. In small bowl, mix all topping ingredients; sprinkle over filling.
3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes for 9-inch pan (45 to 50 minutes for 8-inch pan) or until coconut is golden brown and bars begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours before serving. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Serve at room temperature topped with whipped cream and additional crushed granola bars.

 

 

 

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