Coconut Mud Bars

COCONUT MUD BARS
Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 12-18
Prep Time:
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Ingredients

1 1/3 c all purpose flour
1 pinch salt
1/2 c unsalted butter
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 c dark brown sugar
GANACHE
10 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 c heavy cream
TOPPING
4 Tbsp butter, unsalted
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 c chopped pecans
1/2 c sugar
1/4 tsp coconut extract
1 1/2 c coconut, shredded
2 eggs

The Cook

Laura Spencer-Whitacre Recipe
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The Dalles, OR (pop. 13,620)
fuddbubbles
Member Since Feb 2011
Laura's notes for this recipe:
This is one of my personal favorites, a rainy day an old movie and a bucket full of mud bars.
I'D GIVE UP CHOCOLATE, BUT I'M NOT A QUITTER. XOXO
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Directions

1
For the Crust: Combine flour, baking powder, salt, & brown sugar. Cut in butter. Press in bottom of greased 9x13 pan.
Bake 10 minutes at 350*. cool
2
Place chocolate in Medium bowl. Bring cream to simmer. pour over chocolate. Let set 5 minutes. Stir until smooth. pour over crust. Refrigerate 15 minutes to set Ganache.
3
Cream butter, sugar, vanilla & coconut extract. Beat in eggs. Stir in coconut and pecansDrop toppings evenly over ganache. Spread gently. Bake, 25-30 minutes. cool. Cut into bars ans enjoy.

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user Kathy Camden tigger4kec - Feb 14, 2012
How many eggs? You didn't include in the ingredient list.
user Laura Spencer-Whitacre fuddbubbles - Feb 14, 2012
hi I am so sorry, 2 eggs I hope it shows up this time, been having a bit of trouble trying to add recipes. but I will keep at it. I wish you and yours a very Happy Valentines Day. xoxoxoxo
user Kathy Camden tigger4kec - Feb 14, 2012
Ok thanks! This sounds yummy! Can't wait to try them.
user Laura Spencer-Whitacre fuddbubbles - Feb 14, 2012
thank you for letting me knows kathy, but thats me.lol. Happy Valentines day to you and yours. xoxo
user Karla Everett Karla59 - Feb 14, 2012
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