Strawberry Wonder Bars

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

These bars with their fruity filling and coconut topping are truly special. They are one of a kind.
Photo adapted from Taste of Home.


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Serves:

36 bars

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1-1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
quick-cooking oats
1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
butter, softened
1/2 tsp
baking soda

FILLING

3/4 c
flaked coconut
3/4 c
chopped walnuts
1/4 c
flour
1/4 c
packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 jar(s)
(10 ounces) strawberry preserves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust: In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, oats, 1/2 cup sugar, 3/4 cup butter and baking soda.
Beat at low speed until mixture is crumbly, 1-2 minutes.
2
Press crust mixture on bottom of greased 13 X 9 inch baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 18-22 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
3
Topping: In same bowl, combine coconut, nuts, 1/4 cup flour, brown sugar, 2 tbsp. butter and cinnamon.
Beat on low speed until well mixed.
4
Spread preserves to 1/4 inch of edges of hot crust.
Sprinkle topping mixture over preserves.
Continue baking for 18-22 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Cool.

About this Recipe

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