Coconut Citrus Bars Recipe

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Coconut Citrus Bars

Judy Dahman

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@jadahman

Combine the unique, crispy crust with the vibrant, creamy filling, the sweetness of chewy coconut with the tanginess of complex citrus, and what do you get? An amazingly refreshing cookie bar. These babies have zing! They also make for a perfect presentation at your Easter table, or a light spring/summer dessert. Bring on the sunshine!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
1/3 c
confectioner's sugar
1-1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
crisp rice cereal

FILLING:

4
eggs
1-1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
coconut, sweetened and flaked
1/3 c
orange juice
1/4 c
lemon juice
2 Tbsp
lime juice
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
3 tsp
orange zest, grated
2 tsp
lemon zest, grated
1-1/2 tsp
lime zest, grated
confectioner's sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In small bowl, cream butter and confectioner's sugar until light and fluffy; gradually beat in flour until crumbly. Stir in cereal. Press into a greased 13" X 9" baking pan. Bake at 350° for 16-22 minutes or until lightly browned.
2
Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, coconut, juices, flour and citrus zests at high speed until frothy. Pour over hot crust. Bake for 18-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack. Dust with confectioner's sugar and cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American