Pink Party Squares

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This recipe was given to my Mother in law and it is one of those special always-at-the-holidays sweets. They are very sweet, so cutting them in very small squares is usually how we do it. I just guessed at the servings because it really depends on how you cut it.

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  • add   1/4 cup butter
  • add   red food coloring
  • add   1 cup brown sugar
  • add   1 egg
  • add   1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • add   2 cups icing sugar
  • add   1/2 cup butter
  • add   8 ounces sweetened flaked coconut
  • add   2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • add   1 tablespoon milk


  1. Layer 1:.
  2. In a double boiler (or a metal bowl over a pot of boiling water, as I do) add; 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar and 1 egg (well beaten). Stir constantly until smooth and shiny. Remove from heat and add 2 cups graham crumbs. Pack into 9x9 pan.
  3. Layer 2:.
  4. Stir together 3/4 of a can of sweetened condensed milk and 8 ounces coconut. Spread on graham layer.
  5. Icing:.
  6. Combine 1/4 cup butter with 2 cups icing sugar and 1 tbsp milk. Add a few drops of red food coloring, until a nice pink shade is reached, and stir until smooth. Spread on top of coconut layer.
  7. Refrigerate at least 3 hours.