Source of Recipe
These are rich little bars that are quite addictive.
List of Ingredients
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
5 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 egg -- beaten
1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 cup coconut flakes
1/2 cup finely chopped (or sliced) almonds
1/2 cup butter -- softened
3 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
2 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
2 cups powdered sugar
4 squares semi-sweet chocolate -- (1 oz.)
1 tablespoon crisco shortening
For Bottom Layer: In top of double boiler over simmering water, melt butter, sugar and cocoa. Add egg and stir until thickened, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in crumbs, coconut and almonds. Press firmly into ungreased 7x11 pan.
Middle Layer: Beat all ingredients together until light and fluffy; spread over crust.
Top layer: Melt chocolate and shortening. Cool slightly, then pour over cream layer, spreading if needed. Chill in frig for 15 minutes, then cut into bars. Keep covered and refrigerated. Very rich.