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Coconut Graham Bars

 Coconut Graham Bars
My mom called these bars 'Out of this World bars'. The richness goes over well at any get-together.—Patty Van Zyl, Hospers, Iowa
54 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • TOPPING:
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter.
  • Press onto the bottom of a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake
  • at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Combine coconut and milk; spread over warm crust. Bake for 12-15
  • minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, cream and butter. Bring
  • to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips until melted. Spread
  • over coconut layer. Cool before cutting. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 bar equals 123 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 58 mg sodium,

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Coconut Graham Bars (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.