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Coconut Bars

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Coconut is indeed a wonderful and versatile ingredient. A yummy treat, this coconut bars just goes to prove it. A delicious anytime treat. Try it and you are sure to love it. Do let me know how it turned out for you.
Ingredients
  Graham wafers 18
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Graham wafer crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 10 , cut up
  Confectioner' s sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened chocolate 1⁄2 Ounce
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a buttered 8 x 12 inch pan and place graham wafers in it.
2) Take a saucepan and combine in it 1/2 cup margarine, brown sugar and 1/2 cup milk. Bring the mixture to a boil.
3) Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
4) Add walnuts, crumbs, cherries and coconut.
5) Spread mixture over wafers.
6) Take a bowl and blend in it 1 tablespoon milk, 2 tablespoons margarine, vanilla and confectioners' sugar. Spread the mixture on top of the cherry mixture.
7) Melt chocolate and drizzle over top.
8) Let stand overnight.

SERVING
9) Cut into bars and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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