Grace's No-Bake Fudge Squares

Oxmoor House
A thick layer of chocolatey frosting covers these make-ahead treats.

Yield:

Serves 16

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Ingredients

1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup butter
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Buttery Cocoa Frosting:
1/4 cup butter
3 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 to 2 cups powdered sugar

Preparation

Combine brown sugar, egg, and butter in a saucepan over low heat; bring to a boil and cook one minute. Remove from heat and quickly stir in cracker crumbs, coconut, and nuts. Immediately press into a greased 8"x8" baking pan. Chill until firm. Spread with Buttery Cocoa Frosting; chill again until firm. Cut into squares.

Butter Cocoa Frosting:

Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Stir in water, vanilla, cocoa and enough powdered sugar to reach desired spreading consistency.

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