Chocolate sherry bars

Yield: 36 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 ounces (4 squares) unsweetened baking chocolate
2 \N Sticks butter (1/2 pound) buttter
4 \N Eggs
2 cups Granulated sugar
1 cup All purpose flour
½ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Vanilla
8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter; softened
3½ cup (1 pound) confectioners sugar
¼ cup Sherry
1 cup Pecans;chopped fine
3 ounces Semi sweet chocolate chips
1½ tablespoon Water
2 tablespoons Butter; softened




Makes about 3 dozen bars 2 inch diameter Preheat oven 325 degrees: To prepare first layer Grease a 14 x 10 inch glass baking dish, dust with flour, and invert to shake out any excess. In a double boiler melt the chocolate, butter over hot water. Cool. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and gradually add the sugar. Stir in the chocolate mixture, flour salt, and vanilla. Beat for 1 minute. Pour into the prepared dish. Bake 25 mins, then let cool in the dish.

To prepare 2nd layer: Combine the butter, sugar and sherry. Stir until smooth; fold in the nuts. Spread over the first layer. Chill.

To prepare 3rd layer: In a double boiler melt the chocolate with water and butter. Stir to combine. Drizzle over the layers. Freeze. Before serving, slice into 2 inch bars.

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 322 by "janet toomey" <lovefd@...> on Nov 28, 1997

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