Orange Coconut Chews

Orange Coconut Chews

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Doreen Fish

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This is an awesome recipe from Jean Pare...I made these for 2 occasions this weekend and both times they were gobbled up fast and recipe requested...I did change things up a bit and made a different frosting...here is my version...enjoy!!
Sorry..i didn't take a pic even after making it twice in one weekend!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
makes 25
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 large
    egg, fork beaten
  • 1 c
    brown sugar , packed....i used organic coconut sugar
  • 1 c
    chopped dates
  • 1 c
    unsweetend coconut
  • 2 tsp
    orange zest
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt

How to Make Orange Coconut Chews

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat ...add the next 6 ingredients. Mix really well.
    Mix together the flour, salt and baking powder. Add to coconut mixture and mix well. Put into a greased 8 x 8 pan and bake at 350 for 30 mins.
  2. Cool and frost with your favorite frosting or use the recipe below.
  3. Frosting:
    1 1/2 cups of icing sugar
    2 tbsps softened butter
    1 1/2 tbsps of frozen concentrated orange juice thawed.
    Beat well and frost cooled bars.

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About Orange Coconut Chews

Course/Dish: Cookies



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