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Chocolate Peanut Squares

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=745319

Ingredients

  1. 1 c. margarine
  2. 6 (1 oz.) sq. semi-sweet chocolate
  3. 1 c. coconut
  4. 1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs
  5. 1/2 c. chopped unsalted peanuts
  6. 2 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  7. 1 c. sugar
  8. 1 tsp. vanilla

Directions

  1. Microwave 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) margarine and 2 squares chocolate on High 1 to 2 minutes or until melted when stirred, stirring every 30 seconds.
  2. Stir in crumbs, coconut and peanuts. Press onto bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  3. Chill 30 minutes. Mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until well blended.
  4. Spread over crust.
  5. Chill 30 minutes.
  6. Microwave remaining margarine and chocolate squares on High 1 to 2 minutes or until melted when stirred, stirring every 30 seconds.
  7. Spread over cream cheese layer.
  8. Chill.
  9. Cut into about 4 dozen squares, small squares.