GERMAN CHOCOLATE BARS

2/3 cup margarine, butter or spread* softened
1 pkg Betty Crocker (or Pillsbury) German chocolate cake mix
1 pkg (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
1 tub B.C. (or Pills) Coconut pecan frosting
1/4 cup milk

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly grease 13x9x2 pan.

Cut margarine into cake mix in medium bowl. using pastry blender or fork.

Press half of the mixture (2 1/2 cups) in bottom of pan.

Bake 10 minutes.

Sprinkle chocolate chips over hot baked layer, drop frosting by tablespoons over chocolate chips.

Stir milk into remaining cake mixture.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto frosting layer.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until cake portion is slightly dry to touch, cool completely.

Cover and refrigerate until firm.

Cut into 8 rows by 5 rows.

Cover and refrigerate any remaining bars. 48 bars.
* if using spread, use only stick that has more than 65% vegetable oil.