Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Choco-Coco Bars


Simple, delicious and looking like a Korean pork-cutlet (tonkatsu), these bars are a lovely way to end a Thai inspired meal with dear friends at ones favorite coffee shop...or just a lovely snack for any time of day, in any location.


Crush 3 cups of a cookie (I used 'Diget' - an almost graham cracker like cookie with chocolate covering one side). To the 2 cups of cookie crumbs add 3/4 cup of melted butter and 1/4 cup sugar. Once butter is incorporated, spread mixture onto a pan (I lined mine with parchment paper..., but it's not too necessary--you also may need more than one pan if you're using a toaster sized oven) bake for about 10 minutes to firm up. Let the crust cool slightly before spreading/pouring a healthy amount of sweetened condensed milk on top. You want a healthy layer of the milk before adding a cup or so of choco-chips (or chopped chocolate bars) and topping with coconut. Once this is all compiled, slip the pan back into the oven for 15-20 minutes until the coconut is toasty and the smells in your home are fabulous! Enjoy with good friends and cup of coffee if you so desire.

Orignial recipe can be found here.

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