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Creme De Menthe Squares

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Servings: 96
Categories: Candies / Chocolate / Desserts

1 1/4  cups  Butter
1/2  cup  Unsweetened cocoa powder
3 1/2  cups  Sifted powdered sugar
1    Egg, beaten
1  teaspoon  Vanilla
2  cups  Graham cracker crumbs
1/3  cup  Green creme de menthe liquer
1 1/2  cups  Semi-sweet chocolate bits

Bottom Layer: In saucepan combine 1/2 cup of the butter and 1/2 cup cocoa powder. heat and stir until well blended. Remove. Add 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar, the egg, and vanilla. Stir in graham cracker crumbs. Mix well. Press into ungreased 9x13 inch pan. Middle Layer: Melt 1/2 cup butter. In bowl combine melted butter and creme de menthe. At low speed beat in remaining 3 cups of powdered sugar until smooth, spread over chocolate. Chill 1 hour. Top Layer: In saucepan combine 1/4 cup butter and chocolate bits. Stir over low heat until melted. Spread over mint layer. Chill 1 to 2 hours. Cut into small squares. Stor in refrigerator. Makes about 96 squares. This one isn't one of "mine", but I have made it and it is a pretty holiday treat. I got many compliments on it. Hope you like. Paula vcjk47b "1 misplaced yankee!"

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