Fudgy No-Bakes

Looking for an easy dessert made with graham cracker crumbs? Then check out this wonderful no-bake bar - perfect dessert for gift giving.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1 3/4
cups graham cracker crumbs (about 20 squares)
1
cup flaked coconut
1/4
cup baking cocoa
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons water
2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
Candy decorations, if desired

  • 1 Mix cracker crumbs, coconut, cocoa and granulated sugar in medium bowl. Stir in 1/2 cup butter and the water. Press in ungreased square pan, 9x9x2 inches. Refrigerate while preparing topping.
  • 2 Mix remaining ingredients except candy decorations. (If necessary, stir in additional 1 to 2 teaspoons milk until spreadable.) Spread over layer in pan. Refrigerate 1 hour. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Decorate with candy decorations. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

You can save time (and mess) by purchasing already crushed graham crackers at your supermarket.

Get the whole family involved in making this recipe the "family gift" for neighbors and friends. Use decorator frostings to make wreaths and red cinnamon candies for holly berries. Personalize Fudgy No-Bakes by using decorator frosting to write names or holiday greetings. Use disposable aluminum pans to make gift giving a breeze.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Square
Calories
95
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.