Coconut Mud Bars


Laura Spencer-Whitacre Recipe

By Laura Spencer-Whitacre fuddnbubbles


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Serves:
12-18
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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

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

Directions Step-By-Step

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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7 Comments

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Apr 26, 2012 - Bea L. shared this recipe with discussion groups: CHATTERBOX ANGELS Looking for... Photo-less Preferred Products Past and Present Sassy & Friends
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Feb 14, 2012 - Karla Everett shared this recipe with discussion group: COCONUT LOVERS UNITE
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Laura Spencer-Whitacre fuddnbubbles
Feb 14, 2012
thank you for letting me knows kathy, but thats me.lol. Happy Valentines day to you and yours. xoxo
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Kathy Camden tigger4kec
Feb 14, 2012
Ok thanks! This sounds yummy! Can't wait to try them.