Coconut Raspberry Bars

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

Another delicious bar recipe from "Aunt Joyce" my sister-in-law.

Simply wonderful!


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Comments:

Serves:

many

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
baking powder
2 c
coconut, flaked; divided
1/2 c
chopped walnuts
1 jar(s)
(12oz) raspberry preserves
1 c
white baking chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.

Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in 1-1/4 cups coconut and the walnuts.
2
Press 3/4 of the dough into a greased 13x9 inch baking pan. Spread with preserves. Sprinkle white chips over preserves, and crumble remaining dough over the chips. Add remaining coconut over top of dough and press lightly.
3
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy