Friday, September 10, 2010
Cookie Recipe #251 - Chippy Chewy Bars
Their name explains it all-peanut butter and chocolate chips interspersed with chewy coconut lying on a bed consisting of a buttery graham cracker crust.
Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick)butter or margarine, 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1 2/3 cups peanut butter chips, divided, 1 1/2 cups flaked coconut, 1 can (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk, 1 cup chocolate chips, 1 1/2 teaspoon shortening.
Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place butter in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; place in oven unti melted. Remove pan from oven; sprinkle graham cracker crumbs evenly over melted butter and press down with fork. Layer 1 cup peanut butter chips over crumbs; sprinkle coconut over peanut butter chips. Layer remaining 2/3 cup peanut butter chips over coconut; drizzle sweetened condensed milk evenly over top.
Bake 20 minutes in preheated 350 degree oven or until lightly browned. Remove from oven to wire rack. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in microwave 1 minute; stir and continue heating until thoroughly melted and smooth when stirred. Drizzle evenly over bars. Cool completely then cut into bars and enjoy!
Makes 4 dozen bars.
"Hershey's Homemade", Hershey Food Corporation, 1991.