Strawberry Coconut Squares

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

These are a delicious cookie bar that I make that you can use any flavor of preserves that you want. I have used raspberry , apricot and even orange and the are just as great but my favorite is the strawberry.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST

2 c
flour
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 c
butter or margarine

FOR THE CENTER

1/2 c
strawberry jam (i use my home made jam)
4 large
eggs ; beaten
2 c
sugar
1/2 c
lemon juice
2 tsp
lemon peel
1/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 c
coconut

FOR THE TOP

1 pkg
premade whipped cream cheese frosting
toasted coconut for garnish

Step-By-Step

1For the crust: In your food processor mix together the flour , powdered sugar and butter until crumbly.
2Press crumbly mixture into a 13x9" glass baking dish (cake pan) and Bake @ 350° until lightly browned about 20 minutes.
3Once you take it out of the oven spread it with the strawberry jam or your favorite flavor of jam.
4Beat together the eggs , sugar , lemon juice and rind until smooth.
5Sift together the flour and baking powder and combine with the egg and sugar mixture and add the coconut.
6Pour over top of the jam layer and spread out evenly.
7Bake @ 350° for about 22-25 minutes ; cool , frost with a thin layer of the pre-made frosting and lightly sprinkle with the toasted coconut and cut into squares....Enjoy

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