Midnight mints

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter or margarine
¼ cup Granulated sugar
5 tablespoons Cocoa
1 Egg, beaten
1¾ cup Graham cracker crumbs
½ cup Chopped walnuts
¾ cup Fine coconut
⅓ cup Butter or margarine
3 tablespoons Milk
1 teaspoon Peppermint flavoring
2 cups Icing sugar
⅔ cup Chocolate chips
2 tablespoons Butter or margarine

Bottom Layer: Combine first amount of butter, first amount of sugar and cocoa in saucepan. Bring slowly to a boil. Stir in egg to thicken. Remove from heat.

Stir in crumbs, nuts and coconut. Pack very firmly into greased 9 x 9 ~inch pan.

Second Layer: Combine second amount of butter, milk, flavoring and icing sugar in bowl. Beat together well. Tint a pretty green. Spread over first layer.

Third Layer: Melt chips and third amount of butter in saucepan over low heat or hot water. Spread over second layer. Chill and store covered in refrigeraator. This will keep well and will also freeze well. Cut 36 squares.

Source: Company's Coming - 150 Delicious Squares By Jean Pare' Shared By Kaitlin Young

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