Strawberry Coconut Squares

Karla Everett

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@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.


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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