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This is an old time South Dakota recipe. Cocoa is an optional ingredient. This recipe is made in two parts.

Recipe Summary

cook:
40 mins
total:
55 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch pan
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar until smooth. Stir in the 1 1/2 cups of flour. Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan. Bake the crust for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden.

  • In a medium bowl, mix together the eggs and 1 1/2 cups brown sugar. Stir in the vanilla. Combine the 1/4 cup flour, cocoa (if desired), baking powder and salt; stir into the egg mixture. Fold in the coconut and walnuts. Pour into the pre-baked crust.

  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm. Cool and cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts

192 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 25.4g; fat 9.5g; cholesterol 33.4mg; sodium 86.7mg. Full Nutrition
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