Kathy's New York Squares


1/2 c. butter 
1/4 cup sugar
5 Tbsp. cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg 
2 cups graham wafer crumbs
1 cup coconut 

1/4 c. butter 
2 Tbsp. custard powder 
2 cups icing sugar
3 Tbsp. milk 
1 square semi-sweet chocolate
1 Tbsp. butter


Put first 5 ingredients in a bowl over hot water and beat until smooth and creamy. Combine graham wafer crumbs and coconut and add to above. Pack into a 9"" square pan. Combine butter, custard powder, icing sugar and milk and ice the squares. Melt together the semi-sweet chocolate and butter and spread on top. Allow to set for several hours before serving.


Judy’s 1997 Family Cookbook

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