German Chocolate Cool Bars Recipe

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German Chocolate Cool Bars

Kyndra Needham

By
@Okravocado

My grandmother clipped this recipe out of a magazine for me when I was really young (mid 80's?). I have made this multiple times for my birthday and I have tweaked it to my liking. It is one of my favorite recipes!!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
15
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 c
chocolate wafer crumbs
1/4 c
melted butter
2 pkg
baker's german sweet chocolate
1/3 c
milk
1 pkg
cream cheese, softened
12 oz
bird's eye cool whip non-dairy

DIFFFERENT VERSION

1/4 c
red cherries, de-pitted and finely chopped
1/4 tsp
coconut extract
flaked unsweetened coconut (optional)
pecans, finely chopped (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Combine crumbs and melted butter. Press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch square pan.

2Grate or finely chop 1/2 package of the chocolate. Set aside. (I also added 1/4 cup finely chopped, de-pitted Lapin cherries).

3Heat remaining chocolate and milk in medium saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate is melted. With whisk, beat in cream cheese until smooth. Cool five minutes.

4Fold in 3 1/2 cups of the whipped topping and the grated chocolate. Spread mixture over crumbs.

5(I added about 1/4 t. of coconut extract in the remaining whipped topping before spreading it).

Spread remaining whipped topping over chocolate later. Freeze until firm, about 4 hours. Garnish as desired. Cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts