Coconut Raspberry Bars

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

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

Simply wonderful!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat 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.
2Press 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.
3Bake 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