---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: CHOCOLATE-PEPPERMINT BARS
  Categories: Candies, Chocolate
       Yield: 18 Bars
  
            -R.VEINOT [Lisa & Randy]
 
 --------------------------------BOTTOM LAYER--------------------------------
       1    Square unsweetened chocolate
     1/4 c  Butter; or margarine
       1    Egg
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
     1/4 c  Sifted all-purpose flour
     1/4 c  Chopped walnuts
 
 ----------------------------------FILLING----------------------------------
       2 tb Soft butter; or margarine
       1 c  Sifted confectioners' sugar
       1 tb Milk
     1/4 ts Vanilla extract
       1    Square unsweetened choloate
            -melted
 
 -----------------------------------GLAZE-----------------------------------
     1/2 c  Sifted confectioners' sugar
   1 1/2 ts Milk
         dr Red; or green food color
            -(optional)
     1/8 ts Peppermint extract
  
    1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8 x 8 x 2-inch pan.
    2. Make Bottom Layer: Melt chocolate and butter together over hot water.
   Cool slightly.
    3. In medium bowl, beat egg until frothy. Stir in chocolate mixture and
   granulated sugar. Add flour and walnuts, stirring until well blended.
    4. Turn into prepared pan; bake 15 minutes. Cool thoroughly on wire rack.
    5. Make Filling: In small bowl, blend all filling ingredients. Spread over
   cookie layer. Refrigerate at least 10 minutes.
    6. Make Glaze: Combine all ingredients, stirring until smooth. Spread
   evenly over filling. Refrigerate
        15    minutes, to harden glaze.
    7. With sharp knife, cut into bars.
   
   Posted on GEnie 10/94; formatted by Elaine Radis; PRODIGY ID; BGMB90B;
   GEnie ID; E.RADIS
  
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