Orange Coconut Cream Bars

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

These bars are so loaded with good flavors. They are great to take to a party or just enjoy them at home.


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Serves:

24 Bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
18oz. pkg. yellow cake mix
1 c
quick cooking or old fashioned oats, cooked
3/4 c
chopped nuts
1/2 c
butter or margarine, melted
1 large
egg
1
14oz. can sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp
grated orange zest
1 c
shredded coconut
1 c
m & m's semisweet chocolate mini baking bits

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat ovento 375 degrees. Lightly grease a 13x9x2 inch baking pan; set aside. In a large bowl combine cake mix, oats, nuts, butter and egg until ingredients are thoroughly moistened and mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1 cup mixture.
2
Firmly press remaining mixture onto bottom of prepared pan; bake 10 minutes.
3
In a seperate bowl combine condensed milk and orange zest; spread over baked base. Combine the reserved crumb mixture, coconut and m&m's mini bits; sprinkle evenly over condensed milk mixture and press lightly. Continue baking 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Store in tightly covered container. Makes 26 bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy