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Coconut Graham Cracker Squares

 Coconut Graham Cracker Squares
These bar cookies travel well and feed a lot of people at potlucks and family reunions. Kids especially like their rich flavor.
48 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 24 whole graham crackers
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a heavy saucepan, melt butter. Stir in sugar, milk and eggs. Bring
  • to a boil; cook and stir for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir
  • in coconut, nuts and cracker crumbs.
  • Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan with 12 whole crackers.
  • Spread with the coconut mixture. Top with remaining crackers; press
  • down gently. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine frosting ingredients; beat until

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Coconut Graham Cracker Squares (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • smooth. Break each cracker into four portions; spread with frosting.
  • Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 179 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 168 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.