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Dave's Garden Cookbook: Yuletide Chocolate Dessert

The 2001 Dave's Garden Cookbook

Yuletide Chocolate Dessert

By eyesoftexas

Category: Cakes, Cheesecakes and Icings

2 c. fine Vanilla Wafer crumbs (Nabisco)
1/3 c. melted butter
1/2 c. butter
1 1/2 c, sifted confectioners' sugar
2 eggs
1/4 c. sugar
2 Tbsp. cocoa
1 c. heavy cream
1 c. chopped walnuts or pecans
1 ripe banana, mashed
1/4 c. sliced marachino cherries

Mix crumbs and melted butter, reserving 2 Tbsp. for top. Press remainder in bottom of 1 qt. container. Cream butter and confectoners' sugar; add eggs 1 at a time; beating well after each. Spread over crumbs. Combine cocoa, sugar, and cream; whip. Fold in nuts and fruit; pile on top of mixture in pan. Sprinkle remaining crumbs over all. Chill 24 hours; cut into slices. Yield: 12 servings.

  Extra Notes  
You gotta slap Santa back from this, or the reindeer will refuse to leave the ground, 'cause Claus will be draggin' too many pounds....

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