Frosted Coconut Nutty Graham Squares

Pat Duran

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@kitchenChatter

This was one of my Aunt Martha's signature cookie bars she made at Easter and Christmas!
She said she was making this for many years, I first tasted them when I was about 9 or 10, so that would be around 1949-50.These are so good.
Sometimes I add peanut butter to the filling too about 1/4 cup.YUM!


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Serves:

makes 36-40 cut small

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

FILLING:

1 c
butter
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
milk
1 large
egg,beaten
1 c
flaked coconut
1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
1 c
graham cracker crumbs
graham cracker squares

FROSTING;

4 Tbsp
butter
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla or almond extract
1 tsp
karo corn syrup
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cover bottom of 9x13-inch baking pan with a layer of whole graham crackers(you might have to break some to fit to cover the bottom of the pan), set aside.
2
In a small saucepan cook and stir butter, sugar and milk until it comes to a boil.
Cool to lukewarm and add a little to the beaten egg,then combine with the butter mixture, along with the coconut, walnuts and cracker crumbs.
Mix to combine all.
3
Spread mixture evenly over crackers in the prepared pan.
Now put another layer of crackers on top- just like you did on the bottom.
Frost then refrigerate 24 hours before cutting into small pieces.
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Frosting:
Combine all ingredients and add just enough milk to get a good spreading consistency that is not runny.
'These freeze well. Cut small

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: German