Coconut-Blueberry Bars

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Once you try these bars you will be making them all the time, they are so delicious.


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Serves:

32 bars

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

CRUST:

1/2 c
butter
3/4 c
finely crushed graham crackers
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
flaked coconut
1/2 c
ground pecans
1/4 c
granulated sugar

FILLING:

8 oz
pkg. cream cheese, softened
2/3 c
granulated sugar
4 large
eggs
1 tsp
brandy or milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract

TOPPING:

2 c
fresh blueberries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350^. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.
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Crust:
In a small saucepan heat butter over medium heat until the color of light brown sugar. Remove from heat; set aside.
In a medium bowl stir together graham cracker crumbs and remaining crust ingredients. Stir in melted butter until combined. Press evenly on bottom of prepared pan.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
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Filling:
In a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese and sugar on medium until combined. Add eggs, brandy and vanilla.Beat until combined.
Pour over hot crust. Sprinkle on blueberries (or other fruit)
Bake 18-20 minutes until center is set. Cool in pan. Cover and refrigerate. Cut into bars. Store covered in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy