Yum Yum Bars
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Yum Yum Bars
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup shortening or margarine
Combine in heavy saucepan that will not burn. Place over low heat. Cook 2 minutes. Remove and cool.
2½ cups graham cracker crumbs
2 cups miniature marshmallows
½ cup shredded coconut
Press into a greased 9 x 13" pan.
1 6-oz. pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 6-oz. pkg. butterscotch chips
Melt chocolate and butterscotch chips in double broiler over hot (not boiling) water.
Spread over bars.
Refrigerate 30 minutes and cut.
Can be kept __