Coconut Mud Bars

Coconut Mud Bars

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Laura Spencer-Whitacre

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@thebiscottigirl

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
12-18
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
40 Min

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

How to Make Coconut Mud Bars

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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