Nutty Chocolate Squares

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Why settle for a plain base crust for your brownie squares. These chocolate,coconut and pecan based brownies with the creamy filling are so moist and tender, you will be eating more than one. The creamy topping is a great accompaniment to these brownie squares. Bet you can't just eat one!!
Recipe from the neighbor's folder.


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Serves:

make about 36 small treats

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

BASE:

3/4 c
butter
2 oz
semi-sweet chocolate squares (1 oz. each)
1 1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1 c
coconut
1/2 c
toasted pecan pieces

FILLING:

16 oz
2-8 oz. pkgs. cream cheese,room temperature
1 c
granulated sugar
2 tsp
vanilla

TOPPING:

2/3 c
milk chocolate chips
1/4 c
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Butter a 9x13-inch glass pan.
Base:
In a small saucepan melt the butter and chocolate over medium heat stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and add the cracker crumbs, coconut and pecans, mix well.
Press mixture firmly into bottom of pan.
2
Filling:
In a large mixing bowl combine the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer until smooth. Spread over top of crust.
Place in refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.
3
Topping:
In a small saucepan combine the chocolate and butter. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.
Spread over top of chilled cream cheese mixture.
Chill 60 minutes and cut into squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids