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Fruit Coconut Bars

This is a recipe I found a while back but don't really remember where it's from. These are fruity and coconut-lious and very easy to make. Its very HANDS ON so kids can help and have fun

Fruit Coconut Bars

Ingredients

  • Bar Bottom: 1 Cup all-pourpose FLOUR 1TSP BAKING POWDER 1/2 Cup chilled BUTTER (cut into very small cubes) 2 large EGGS 1 TBSP MILK 1/2 Cup JAM or PRESERVES (such as raspberry, peach, apricot, or strawberry) Coconut Topping: 2/3 Cup granulated SUGAR 1/4 Cup BUTTER (1/2 stick), melted 2 Cups shredded sweetened COCONUT

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Grease 8x8in square pan
  3. 1. In LARGE BOWL mix FLOUR and BAKING POWDER
  4. 2. Using a pastry blender or two knives, CUT BUTTER into the flour to form crumbs
  5. 3. Using a wooden spoon, STIR EGGS one ata time into the FLOUR MIX
  6. 4. ADD MILK (it will be a sticky dough)
  7. 5. SPREAD DOUGH with your hands to the corners and evenly on bottomof the pan
  8. 6. Spread JAM (the jam will be easier to controll the longer you play with it)
  9. TOPPING:
  10. 1. In MEDIUM BOWL MIX the SUGAR and BUTTER
  11. 2. STIR in COCONUT
  12. 3. SPREAD over the JAM (toss it evenly until fully cover then pile it on and spread with hands)
  13. BAKING:
  14. 1.BAKE until TOPPING is LIGHTLY BROWN, around 30 mins
  15. 2. TRANSER pan to cool on rack or if your like me and keep forgetting to take the thing, out the stove top works too :]
  16. 3. ALLOW to cool completely or else you will get a gooy mess... tasty but messy
  17. 4. CUT into square-ish bars or whatever you want

Comments (1)

This sounds lovely, and something I think my son would love to go in the Easter holidays :) thanks for the recipe
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