*originally posted 6/13/2011
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
5 tablespoons cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups crumbs graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup toasted coconut
1/4 cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
Grease 9-inch square pan.
Combine 1/2 cup butter, sugar, cocoa, beaten egg, and vanilla in medium saucepan. Stir over low heat until mixture begins to thicken. Remove from heat. Add cracker crumbs and coconut. Press evenly into bottom of prepared pan. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together 1/4 cup butter, powdered sugar, and pudding mix. Add milk slowly while stirring. Mix until smooth. Spread evenly over bottom layer. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Melt chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon butter until smooth. Spread over middle layer. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until hardened.
Slice into bars and serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. Store in refrigerator.