Chocolate Haupia Pie Squares…

CREDIT: ILoveHawaiianFoodRecipes

Hawaiian Local Style Recipe – Delicious chocolate haupia squares on a tasty macadamia nut crust. Enjoy!

WHAT YOU NEED:

Crust:

  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 1 stick butter, softened

Haupia filling:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 package or can (12 oz.) coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 7 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate bars

Topping:

  • 1 container (8 oz.) cool whip

Garnish:

  • Shaved chocolate and shredded coconut, optional

HOW TO MAKE IT:

  1. Crust:Preheat oven 350 degrees. Grease 8 x 8 inch baking pan.
  2. Mix together flour, sugar and macadamia nuts. Then add butter and cream together. Press dough onto bottom of pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool.
  3. Haupia filling:In a saucepan, add sugar, milk and coconut milk. Cook over medium high heat, whisking continuously. Bring almost to a boil. Remove and lower heat. Whisk together cornstarch and water. Add to saucepan and cook on medium heat until mixture thickens; whisking continuously.
  4. Seperately, break chocolate bars and add to saucepan. Melt on medium low, stirring until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  5. Add half haupia mixture to chocolate and stir. Pour over crust.
  6. Pour remaining haupia over chocolate mixture.
  7. Let haupia and chocolate set in refrigerator for about 2 hours.
  8. Top with cool whip.
  9. Garnish with shavings from chocolate and shredded coconut, optional

Somewhat like a coconut pie 🙂 lovely local recipe to try and enjoy!!

 

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