Dad’s Cookie Squares

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These are different from the usual graham wafer based squares – a rich square with a yummy chocolate truffle-like filling.

Dad's Cookie Squares

Joan Donogh
Crushed Dad's Cookies are the base for this tasty square with a chocolate filling.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20


  • 26 Dad's Cookies
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 2 squares semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup butter 2nd amount
  • 1 1/2 cups icing confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  • Crush the cookies in the food processor. Add melted butter and whirl to blend. Press 2/3 of the mixture into a 9 inch square pan and bake at 300 degrees F. for 5 minutes.
  • Melt chocolate and the 2nd 1/4 cup of butter together. Stir in icing sugar, vanilla, and cream. Stir in walnuts. Spread over the crumb mixture.
  • Sprinkle remaining crumbs over the chocolate layer.
  • Refrigerate and cut into squares.



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