Chocolate Maple Bars


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Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 squares (1-1/2 ounces) unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup flaked coconut
FROSTING:
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 cup miniature marshmallows


Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream the shortening, syrup and sugar. Beat in the eggs, milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Remove half of the batter to another bowl.


Combine melted chocolate and pecans; stir into one bowl. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Add coconut to remaining batter. Spread carefully over chocolate batter. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. cool completely on a wire rack.


For frosting, in a small mixing bowl, cream butter. Gradually add confectioners' sugar and cocoa. Slowly add syrup, beating until smooth. Fold in marshmallows. Frost bars.


Questions, Comments & Reviews


these sound yummy... :)

patti - I completely agree. You hit a home run with this one!

Oh my goodness krrispy, these sound dangerously good!


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