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Ingredients

-3/4 cups Nabisco Honey Graham Cracker Crumbs
1/2 cup margarine or butter, melted
1 package (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk or low fat sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine crumbs and margarine; press firmly on bottom of 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees. In small saucepan, melt 1 cup of chocolate chips with the milk and vanilla. Spread chocolate mixture over prepared crust. Top with the remaining 1 cup of chocolate chips and then the nuts; press down firmly. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool. Chill if desired. Cut into bars.

Elene Waters
Aledo



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