Coconut Cluster Brownies

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

These are similar to those Mounds bars you loved so much as a kid (and an adult!) This chewy brownie topped with coconut clusters will bring back memories, or start new ones. Source unknown


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Ingredients

brownie base:
2 cups sugar
1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups flour
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
coconut cluster topping:
2 cups sweetened toasted coconut
1 cup half and half
1/4 cup superfine sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Lightly grease a 15 x 10 inch baking pan.
2
For brownie base, in medium bowl with electric mixer, beat together sugar and butter til light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs, blending well.
3
Add flour and cocoa; mix well. Spread into prepared pan.
4
For coconut cluster topping, mix ingredients in a small bowl. Spread over batter. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or til cake tester or toothpick inserted near center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached. Topping will be golden. Cool pan completely on wire rack. Cut into bars. Makes about 3 1/2 dozen.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate