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A no-bake square, that freezes well. I make these during the year, but they are a must on my Christmas baking list as family and friends look for them. My parents live just outside of Nanaimo, B.C. Canada.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
6 hrs 30 mins
total:
7 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 - 9x9 inch pan
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter or margarine with 2 squares chocolate. Remove from the heat, and stir in white sugar, egg, rolled oats, coconut, chopped nuts, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Press mixture into a greased 9 inch square pan, and chill for 1 hour.

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  • Combine confectioners' sugar with 3 tablespoons softened butter, 1/2 teaspoon of the vanilla, and milk. Mix until it has an icing-like consistency, and spread it over the oat mixture in the pan. Chill for 1/2 hour.

  • Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter or margarine with remaining 2 squares chocolate. Spread over the top of the bars. Chill for 4 to 5 hours.

  • Cut into squares using a hot knife; dip knife in hot water, and let it melt through the chocolate.

Nutrition Facts

266 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 30.8g; fat 15.8g; cholesterol 28.4mg; sodium 84.6mg. Full Nutrition
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