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       Title: Mississippi Mud Bars
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       1 c  Butter
     1/2 c  Unsweetened cocoa powder
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       4 lg Eggs
   1 1/2 c  Flour
       1 tb Vanilla extract
       1 c  Chopped pecans
            Chocolate frosting:
       2 c  Confectioners' sugar
       3 tb Unsweetened cocoa powder
     1/2 c  Melted butter
       1 ts Vanilla
       1 tb Milk; (1 to 2)
     1/2 c  Chopped pecans
  
     Preheat oven to 350. Line 9 by 13 inch baking pan with aluminum foil.
   Extend end of foil 1 inch over sides of pan, grease and flour foil, and set
   aside. In a medium saucepan, melt 1 cup butter. Stir in 1 1/2 cup sugar and
   1/2 cup cocoa. Remove pan from heat and beat in eggs, one at a time, until
   blended. Stir in flour and pecans until well blended. Pour into prepared
   pan and bake 25 minutes or until cake tester inserted into center comes out
   clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
      Frosting: in a medium bowl, combine confectioner’s sugar and cocoa
   powder. Beat in butter and vanilla until smooth. Beat in enough milk until
   fluffy and spreadable. Using ends of foil, lift brownie layer from pan.
   Spread top with frosting. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup pecans. Cut into 2 by 1
   inch bars and store in airtight container.  THE DESSERT SHOW SHOW #DS3031
  
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