Why I Love This Recipe
These are also called New Yorkers. It is something my youngest son wants in the Christmas baking to satisfy his sweet tooth.
Ingredients You'll Need
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
4 tbsp. cocoa or 2 sq. of semi-sweet chocolate, melted and cooled
2 cups graham wafer crumbs
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/4 cup butter
3 tbsp. milk
2 tbsp. vanilla custard powder or vanilla pudding powder
2 cups icing sugar
4 sq. semi-sweet chocolate
1 tsp. butter
Mix the 1/2 cup butter, sugar, egg and cocoa.
Set over boiling water and stir until mixture resembles a custard.
Combine crumbs, coconut and nuts.
Combine with the custard mixture, blending well.
Spread and press tightly into a 9 inch square pan.
Cream the 1/4 cup butter, milk, custard powder and icing sugar.
Spread over mixture in pan.
Melt the chocolate over hot water; add butter and blend well.
Spread over the icing.
Let set. Chill and keep refrigerated.