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Chewy Dream Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maxine Brauer Hanson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c butter
1 3/4 c brown sugar (packed)
1 1/4 c flour
1 1/2 - 1 oz squares unsweetened chocolate
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 c chopped nuts
1 c coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together butter, 1/4 c of brown sugar; add 1 c flour and mix well. Pat into the bottom of 9X12 inch pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, melt chocolate and cool. Beat eggs, add vanilla and remaining brown sugar and salt. Mix thoroughly. Ad remaining flour and baking powder to egg mixture. Add chocolate, nuts, and coconut. Remove pan from oven. Pour batter on top of baked section. Bake 30 minutes longer.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour

 

 

 

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