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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 package (18.25 ounces) German chocolate cake mix
3-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 stick margarine, softened
1 package (8 ounces) softened cream cheese

Instructions

Cover bottom of greased 9x13-inch pan with coconut. Add nuts over coconut. Mix cake mix according to directions. Pour over mixture. Mix powdered sugar, margarine and cream cheese. Spoon over cake batter but do not stir into the batter. Bake at 350 degrees about one hour.

Lisa O'Brien
Moline



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