German Chocolate Cool Bars

German Chocolate Cool Bars

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Kyndra Needham

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@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!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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)

How to Make German Chocolate Cool Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine crumbs and melted butter. Press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch square pan.
  2. Grate or finely chop 1/2 package of the chocolate. Set aside. (I also added 1/4 cup finely chopped, de-pitted Lapin cherries).
  3. Heat 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.
  4. Fold 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.

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About German Chocolate Cool Bars

Course/Dish: Chocolate Other Desserts




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