Yuletide Chocolate Dessert
2 c Fine vanilla-
Wafer crumbs 1/4 -cup sugar 1/3 c Melted but- 2 tablespoons
-cocoa Ter or margarine 1 -cup heavy cream . . . 1 cup -chopped Cali- 1/2 c Butter or fornia walnuts
Margarine 1 -fully ripe banana, 1 1/2 c Sifted con- mashed
Fectioners' sugar 1/4 -cup sliced mara- 2 Eggs schino cherries
Source: BETTER HOMES & GARDENS, DECEMBER, 1956 Mix together crumbs and melted butter; reserve 2 tablespoons for top. Press remainder in bottom of 1-quart refrigerator tray. Cream together 1/2 cup butter and confectioners' sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Spread over crumbs. Combine sugar, cocoa, and cream; whip. Fold in nuts and fruits; pile atop mixture in pan. Sprinkle reserved crumbs over. Chill 24 hours or freeze. Cut in wedges. Makes 9 to 12 servings.