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coconut cranberry walnut bars

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Nor Mac
The Berkshire’s, MA

I got this recipe from the church cookbook. Although I did find it on the Land O Lake butter site later. If you are a coconut,or cranberry lover.You will love these rich coconut Cranberry bars. They have a delicious short bread crust. So delicious!!! My family and I love desserts,and this is one everyone should add to their holiday menu.They are also so easy to make. A beginner could make these bars.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For coconut cranberry walnut bars

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 c
    softened butter(. not real soft. still cold)
  • 2 c
    sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 c
    dried cranberries,or craisins
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar packed
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 3

How To Make coconut cranberry walnut bars

  • 1
    Pre- heat oven to 350 degree's. Get a 9x13 inch pans out
  • 2
    Combine first 3 ingredients. Mix flour and sugar together. slice the butter in to the flour mix. Get your hands in there and keep mixing and squeezing the flour in to the butter until you have pea size balls.
  • 3
    press in to the 13x9 inch pan bottom and slightly up the sides of the pan.Bake crust for about 15 minutes,or until crust sides are slightly browned.Remove from oven.
  • 4
    Slightly beat eggs,add brown sugar,flour,vanilla,salt,coconut,walnuts,and cranberries. Mix really well. Top the crust with this mixture. Smooth filling over crust. Return to oven and bake 20- minutes,or until top is browned nicely.
  • 5
    Cool and cut in to squares. Do not over brown these. When they are ready. They will be slightly brown. If you over brown them. They will taste dry,but still good. LOL