German Chocolate Coconut Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
  • 1⁄3 cup butter or 1⁄3 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1⁄3 cups sweetened flaked coconut, divided
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsel, divided (or Swirled semi-sweet and white chocolate Morsels, divided)

Instructions

1 _ Preheat oven to 350°F

2 _ Place cake mix in a large bowl; cut in butter and lightly beaten egg until mixture is crumbly.

3 _ Press onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

4 _ Combine sweetened condensed milk, egg and vanilla extract in medium bowl; beat until well combined.

5 _ Stir in 1 cup coconut, nuts and 1/2 cup morsels.

6 _ Spread mixture evenly over base; sprinkle with remaining coconut and morsels. Lightly press down.

7 _ Bake for 30 to 32 minutes or until center is almost set. (Center will firm up when cool.)

8 _ Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

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